MSF granted N Korea sanctions exemption to provide coronavirus support

Alongside the Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been granted an exemption from UN sanctions to assist with the diagnosis and management of coronavirus in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The exemption allows for personal protective equipment and diagnostic items, including goggles, stethoscopes and swabs, worth approximately €13,700, to be sent to North Korea’s Ministry of Health. See …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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