April 18, 2024
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UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on North Korea

New and significant measures unanimously adopted following slight delay on vote

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted a new resolution against North Korea on Wednesday in response to the country’s fourth nuclear test and recent satellite launch.

Resolution 2270 imposes significant measures on North Korea that include, among other things, restrictions on certain trade, the inclusion of new designations and the requirement that member states inspect all North Korean cargo going through their territory.

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