The UN report on North Korea sanctions: implications for policymakers
Proven and newer evasion techniques have evolved in complexity, making sanctions more difficult to implement
A new United Nations Panel of Experts report has found North Korea continued to flout UN Security Council Resolutions and enhance its illicit nuclear weapons and missile programs in 2019, demonstrating a singular determination to undermine the international sanctions designed to dampen cash flows to the Kim Jong Un government.
Evasion techniques included the application of proven and new methods to import oil, export coal, maintain overseas workers, make illicit payments, and steal from banks, all in contravention of unanimously adopted Security Council resolutions enacted in response to North Korea’s continuous development of its weapons programs. [/p
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