By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UN DPRK Sanctions Committee grants humanitarian exemptions

The UN Security Council 1718 Sanctions Committee (DPRK) has recently granted 2 South Korean entities humanitarian exemptions to UN sanctions on North Korea: On 28 October 2021, it granted the Seoul-based Yoido Full Gospel Missions Foundation an exemption to send over 1200 specified items to the Pyongyang Cardiac Hospital as part of a project to treat severe diseases of vulnerable …

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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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