DUTCH CUSTOMS SEIZES 90,000 BOTTLES OF VODKA THOUGHT HEADING TO NORTH KOREA

CNN reported on 27 February that a container filled with 90,000 bottles of vodka believed to be for sanctions-hit North Korea has been seized by Dutch customs agents.  3,000 cases of the spirit were found by officers at the port of Rotterdam aboard a ship owned by China’s Cosco Shipping.

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/26/europe/netherlands-seize-vodka-north-korea-intl/index.html

 

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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