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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The UN has reported the interception of two shipments from North Korea to Syria


Over the past six months had intercepted two shipments from North Korea to address certain Syrian state institutions responsible for the program of development of chemical weapons. This was supposedly stated in a confidential UN report on the violation of sanctions against Pyongyang.


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According to Reuters, the report was prepared by a Commission of independent experts of the UN. In early August, the 37-page document laid on the table of the Security Council.

If it is not specified exactly what violations of the sanctions regime occurred and when it happened.

It is known that unidentified cargo was intercepted by two member States of the UN. Another state informed the Commission that she has suspicions that the goods were part of the contract KOMID with Syria.

The consignee was a certain company that is reputed in US and EU, linked to the Syrian scientific research center (SSRC).

Note that in early August, the UN security Council tightened sanctions against the DPRK. Now the country can not supply the coal, iron, lead, and seafood.

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