April 09, 2020

North Korea, other member states urge UN to help lift unilateral sanctions
Sanctions impeding ability to fight COVID-19, eight countries tell Secretary General António Guterres
North Korea and seven other member states have requested the UN push for the full lifting of unilateral sanctions against them, a letter signed by the countries showed Thursday, arguing that the measures hinder their ability to respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic.While not naming the U.S., the note sees the DPRK, as well as Cuba, China, Syria, Iran, Nicaragua, Russia, and Venezuela urge UN