Thursday, July 30, the Council of the European Union extended sanctions against North Korea for another year. This decision was made in response to the activities of the DPRK to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, which is in contravention of numerous UN security Council resolutions. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry, transmit Podrobnosti.
The EU Council approved the list of individuals and legal entities, which fall under the Autonomous EU sanctions against the Democratic people’s Republic. This means that the existing restrictive measures, travel ban and assets freeze will be in effect until the next annual revision.
The sanctions apply to 57 individuals and 9 companies that are involved in the development of nuclear weapons programmes, ballistic missiles or other weapons of mass destruction, and for avoiding sanctions.