Circular 5/20: Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Enforcement of UN, U.S. and EU sanctions

This circular is an update on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sanctions enforcement
circular that we published in 2019. It has been updated following the recently published 2019/2020 UN
Panel of Experts of North Korea Sanctions Report (see Report).


  • This circular updates circular 1/19 on enforcement of sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)
  • Members’ attention is drawn to the recently published 2019/2020 Report of the UN Panel of Experts on North Korea Sanctions
  • The UN report provides details of maritime activities conducted in breach of the sanctions
  • All Members should take care to avoid knowingly or inadvertently engaging in activities prohibited by sanctions against North Korea.


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