Red Cross seeks UN sanctions exemptions for N Korea coronavirus efforts

The International Federation of the Red Cross has requested an urgent exemption from North Korea sanctions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the country. An exemption from UN sanctions allowing for a bank transfer to their North Korea office to purchase personal protective gear and testing kits has been requested.

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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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