The UN security Council imposed new international sanctions against North Korea
UN, Dec 22 — RIA Novosti. The UN Security Council imposed new international sanctions against North Korea. Prepared by the United States resolution was adopted on Friday unanimously.
The new measures extend the trade embargo against North Korea and further curtail the ability of Pyongyang to receive funds from abroad. The document envisages freezing assets and imposing travel ban against 19 persons (among them representatives of eight banks abroad and the head of the program of development of weapons of mass destruction) and the entire Ministry of people’s armed forces.
The document also mandates that all UN countries in the year to send home a North Korean labour migrants.
After the resolution comes into force ban on the increase in the supply to the DPRK of crude oil more than 4 million barrels per year. Since January 1 also imposes restrictions on the supply of almost 90% oil: North Korea will be allowed to obtain up to 500 thousand barrels of refined petroleum products of all types, including gasoline, diesel and kerosene, the supply of which States must report to the SC Committee.