UN SECURITY COUNCIL SPLIT SPELLS END OF AN ERA FOR US-LED SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA

On 27 May, Al Jazeera and others reported that China and Russia have vetoed an effort to tighten UN sanctions on North Korea after a spate of missile launches this year.  A draft from the US proposed banning tobacco and oil exports to North Korea and would also have blacklisted the Lazarus hacking group. 

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/27/north-korea-escapes-further-sanction-as-russia-china-wield-veto

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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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