10th October 2017
The United Nations has banned four ships from visiting any global port, after they were found violating sanctions imposed on North Korea. Hugh Griffiths, co-ordinator of a UN panel on North Korean sanctions, described the move as unprecedented. The UN Security Council expanded sanctions on North Korea last month in… Read More
6th October 2017
KYC360 News Switzerland has taken “significant” steps to improve the detection of suspicious transactions, however it needs to improve its efforts to combat financial crime, a UN expert said ahead of a comprehensive report to be presented early next year. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, the UN Independent Expert on foreign debt… Read More
29th September 2017
China has ordered North Korean-owned companies to close, as it implements UN sanctions imposed over the reclusive state’s nuclear programme. The businesses in its territory will have to close within 120 days of the passing of the UN Security Council’s 11 September resolution of the sanctions. The move will… Read More
21st September 2017
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Wednesday that there was no need to renegotiate the Iranian nuclear deal, insisting it was “delivering” despite US demands to re-open the agreement. “There is no need to renegotiate parts of the agreement because the agreement is concerning a nuclear program and as… Read More
20th September 2017
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit back at Donald Trump over comments the US president made regarding the nuclear deal with Iran. He told the UN General Assembly the new US administration “destroys its own credibility and undermines international confidence.”… Read More
19th September 2017
US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. In his debut speech, he mocked North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, saying: “Rocket man is on a suicide mission.”… Read More
19th September 2017
Some African countries are at risk of getting slapped with sanctions and trade restrictions for their dealings with North Korea. A report was released by United Nations panel of experts on September 9th, two days prior to the UN Security Council’s unanimous adoption of a tough new round of sanctions… Read More
12th September 2017
The United Nations has imposed a fresh round of sanctions on North Korea after its sixth and largest nuclear test. The measures restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – an attempt to starve the North of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. Read More
11th September 2017
The United States will pay a “due price” if harsh sanctions against North Korea are agreed at a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York Monday. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the US “does rig up the illegal and unlawful… Read More
1st September 2017
The United Nations’s nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran is staying within the main limits set down in a 2015 multilateral agreement that Donald Trump has insisted Tehran is violating. The International Atomic Energy Agency said that Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium is 88.4 kg (about 195 pounds), less than… Read More