China denies it is conduit for North Korea-Iran arms trade

BEIJING - China rejected on Wednesday reported allegations by UN diplomats that it was a trans-shipment point for banned nuclear missile technology between North Korea and Iran.
UN diplomats said in the report, obtained by Reuters over the weekend, that North Korea appeared to have been exchanging ballistic missile technology and expertise with Iran in violation of Security Council sanctions.
The report did not identify China, but said North Korean-Iranian missile trade went via a country neighbouring North Korea, which diplomats at the United Nations told Reuters was China.
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