Russia imposed sanctions against North Korea because of missile and nuclear tests

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian Federation introduces a number of restrictions in accordance with the UN resolution on North Korea
17:45, 30 December 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree "On measures to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2270 on March 2, 2016", which involves a series of sanctions against North Korea. This document was published on the official website of the Russian legal information portal.

The decree contains a number of limitations, which the Russian Federation is implementing in accordance with Security Council resolution against North Korea. We are talking about a number of transactions with citizens and legal entities from North Korea on the sale of coal, iron, gold, silver, fuel, materials and technology that could be used for North Korea's nuclear program, chartering of aircraft and ships. The decree prohibits the export of luxury goods from Russia to North Korea.

Earlier, the UN Security Council unanimously approved sanctions against North Korea on November 30, 2016.

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