US sanctions on North Korea to remain until complete denuclearisation attained

At yesterday’s summit in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a joint statement was signed to reach (inter alia) the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula”. In a press conference following the summit, President Trump stated that “[i]n the meantime, the [US] sanctions will remain in effect”, and that they “will come off when...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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