February 02, 2023

Italy rejected visas for N. Koreans seeking cooperation in textiles: report

Visa applications denied in late September following passage of Resolution 2375

The Italian government rejected visa applications by four North Korean citizens at the end of September in an effort to comply with UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, the country’s implementation report for Resolution 2375 shows.

The report, submitted by the Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN on December 12, also reveals that the individuals were attempting to discuss cooperation in textiles, a sector now subject to sanctions.