December 05, 2023

North Koreans injured at construction site were students, not workers: Russia

Moscow tells UN Panel of Experts that two men were completing ‘industrial work experience,’ denying breach of sanctions

Two North Koreans who were seriously injured at a construction site in Russia in 2020 were students, not workers, Russia has told the U.N. Panel of Experts, denying that their presence was a breach of sanctions against hiring DPRK laborers

Moscow’s official response is included in the Panel’s latest report on DPRK sanctions violations, which was published last week.