Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
New measures will have a rippling effect, but implementation remains a challenge
It is a pattern that observers of North Korea policy have come to expect: with every major new provocation comes another UN Security Council sanctions resolution. And North Korea’s accelerated nuclear and missile testing program has kept the Council busy. On September 11, little more than a month after adopting its last sanctions resolution on Pyongyang, the Security Council met again to pass Resolution 2375.
The expanded multilateral sanctions regime on North Korea now includes limits on North Korean energy imports, a ban on textile exports and joint ventures, and additional requirements for vessel interdictions, among other things
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