Russia and China block UNSC N Korea recommendations on sanctions breaches

Last week, we reported that a report signed by 26 states had been sent to the UN Security Council Committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea requesting that it declare that N Korea has breached the cap on refined petroleum imports. Yesterday (19 June), two UN diplomats said that Russia and China have objected to and therefore blocked this declaration....

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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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