By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Closure of Berlin hostel ordered due to N Korea sanctions violations

The Berlin Administrative Court has ordered City Hostel Berlin, situated on the premises of the North Korean embassy, to close, as its operations breach UN sanctions imposed to prevent financing of North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. The Court held that the lease of the premises for €38,000 per month contravened UN Resolution 2321 (2016), under which the DPRK …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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