North Korea: the Council reinforces EU sanctions in line with UN Security Council resolution 2371 of 5 August 2017

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  • 14/09/2017 16:07

Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA)

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3559th Justice and Home Affairs meeting
Council has reinforced EU sanctions in line with UN Security Council resolution 2371 of 5 August 2017 on North Korea (photo: the European Union)

The Council further strengthened its restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea by transposing the sectoral sanctions imposed by UN Security Council resolution 2371 (2017). 

This resolution was adopted on 5 August 2017 in response to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s ongoing nuclear weapon and ballistic missile-development activities, in violation and flagrant disregard of previous UN Security Council resolutions.

Read more on the website of the Council of the European Union .