September 23, 2020

No evidence of progress on North Korean denuclearization: UN PoE coordinator

Head of the PoE Hugh Griffiths spoke to members of Congress on how to improve the sanctions regime

The head of UN Panel of Experts (PoE) Hugh Griffiths on Wednesday told members of U.S. Congress that he has not seen North Korean progress towards denuclearization, despite stricter sanctions regimes and two summits between Washington and Pyongyang.

Speaking at a House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on how to make DPRK sanctions more effective, the UN investigator answered questions on a wide range of sanctions related topics.