September 21, 2020

France secures two new North Korean humanitarian exemptions at UNSC

Exemptions represent the ninth and tenth such approvals issued last month

France has secured two humanitarian exemptions for the delivery of goods to North Korea on behalf of two NGOs currently engaged in in-country operations, a UN Committee website showed on Thursday.

Two new letters, uploaded on the website of the UN Security Council (UNSC) 1718 Committee, detail approvals issued to Handicap International and French NGO Première Urgence Internationale, which went into effect on January 29 and 30 respectively.