By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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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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