By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Russia & China veto new UN North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a resolution that would have strengthened the UN’s North Korea sanctions regime following the country’s recent ballistic missile launches. The US-tabled draft resolution had the support of 13 members but was vetoed by China and Russia. Press Release. See previous post for details of a UNSC meeting on North Korea sanctions.

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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