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Russia blocked Maltese attempt to place oil smuggling suspects Darren and Gordon Debono on UN sanctions list – MaltaToday

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MaltaToday reports that Russia has blocked a Maltese attempt at placing oil smuggling suspects Darren Debono and Gordon Debono on a United Nations sanctions list, with a last-minute veto on a Security Council derogation.

The report says that “despite enjoying the full support of the UN security council and various UN members, Malta’s designation of the oil smuggling suspects were foiled at the last minute.

The report says that Malta had support from several countries who are seeking to stem the bunkering and traffic of smuggled fuel on the high seas.

Via Malta Today

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