I’ve been rather busy of late, so I’m coming a little late on this issue. As we all know, on 13 October, President Trump announced a strategic review on the U.S.’s relations with Iran, whereby…Read More
United Nations Security Council Sanctions
There are reports that the United Nations Security Council has just adopted the U.S. watered-down proposal for a new package of sanctions against North Korea.
North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test in violation of UN Security Council sanctions. International community posed to impose stronger sanctions?
The EU has started to implement UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions against North Korea (see UNSC Resolution 2371).
On 05 August 2017, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously voted to slap North Korea with a fresh set of sanctions. The latest wave of sanctions comes with the hermit country’s repeated intercontinental ballistic missile…
On 29 June 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the Bank of Dandong, a Chinese bank, is a foreign bank of primary money laundering concern under Section 311 USA Patriot Act). Furthermore, the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control blacklisted two Chinese individuals and one Chinese company in response to North Korea’s ongoing WMD development and continued violations of UN Security Council resolutions.
EU updates Iran anti-nuclear/ missile ballistic missile blacklist reflecting updated identifying data of the UN Security Council.
UN slaps the North Korean hermit state again with further sanctions, including a travel ban and asset freeze on it’s spy-master….
On 28 April 2017, the UN Security Council (UNSC) meet to discuss North Korea’s nuclear program and ballistic missile testing (a flagrant violation of UNSC resolutions). With rising tensions, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said…
On 21 April 2017, an appellate court in the Netherlands, sentenced a Dutch timber trader Guus Kouwenhoven to 19 years in prison for smuggling weapons into Liberia during that country’s civil war. The case is a rare example in which the purchase of conflict resources (timber) has resulted in a war crimes conviction.