April 13, 2024
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New Land Rover SUV spotted in North Korean capital this year, UN report says

Company denies it sold the SUV to Pyongyang, while appearance points to DPRK’s continued appetite for luxury vehicles

A modern and newly delivered Land Rover Defender SUV appeared on the streets of Pyongyang earlier this year, according to a new U.N. report.

In its latest midterm report, the U.N. Panel of Experts overseeing North Korea sanctions violations stated that it has seen photos of the Land Rover Defender in the DPRK capital in Jan. 2023, though it did not publish the photos.

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