By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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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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