Source: Council of the European Union On 27 February 2017, the Council adopted legal acts imposing further restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). These legal acts transpose the additional restrictive measures imposed by United Nations Security Council resolution (UNSCR) 2321 adopted on 30 November 2016. The measures include restrictions on transactions […]

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Source: Reuters The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc’s leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said on Friday. The sanctions include restrictions access to international financing, and curbs on defence and energy cooperation with Russia, […]

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Source: The Wall Street Journal BRUSSELS—The European Union imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday, the latest package of restrictions aimed at the country over its nuclear and missile tests. The measures will target the country’s nuclear, weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs, the EU said. North Korea’s actions represent a “grave […]

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