May 27, 2024

N.Korean kerosene sanction unlikely to be effective: Report

North Korea's domestic refinery capability and capacities enough for rocket, military use

Recent sanctions against North Korea’s kerosene imports are unlikely to have the intended effect, given domestic production capabilities, according to a report from the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability.

On March 2, the UN Security Council (UNSC) passed resolution 2270 which included a clause banning the export of kerosene to North Korea.

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