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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK stands ready to support negotiations whether in the Six Party Talks or another agreed format. As I told Parliament in my statement on 5 September, just as North Korea has pursued nuclear weapons with single-minded determination, so the international community must show the same resolve in our pursuit of a diplomatic solution.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UK takes an active role as a member of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee. The UK has also funded a number of outreach activities by the Panel of Experts, which supports the Committee, to promote the effective implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions. The UK also provides substantive information in response to the Panel's Request for Information letters.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​The Government plans to submit its implementation report for UN Security Council Resolution 2371 within 90 days of the Resolution's adoption date of 5 August 2017.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: I discussed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) with my European counterparts at the EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Tallinn on 7-8 September. A peaceful solution to this crisis requires a concerted international effort to maximise political and economic pressure on the leadership in Pyongyang and bring the DPRK back to the negotiating table. The EU needs to play its part by...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee has received, as of 9 September 2017, implementation reports from 96 Member States on UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2270 and from 80 Member States on UNSCR 2321. Of the 193 Member States, 97 are yet to submit a report on UNSCR 2270 and 113 on UNSCR 2321. The UK regularly raises the importance of the implementation of UNSCRs, which include the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The UN Security Council has already – and unanimously – imposed increasingly stringent sanctions on North Korea in order to limit its ability to pursue its nuclear weapons programme. As I made clear in my statement to Parliament on 5 September, the UK is looking at measures that can increase the pressure on Pyongyang to change course. We are working with our international partners...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: We are focused on working with our international partners to increase pressure on the regime so that they change direction and open the way towards peaceful resolution. The international community has universally and repeatedly condemned North Korea's flagrant disregard for international rules and systems. We are united in increasing the pressure on North Korea's leaders to stop their...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: We are working with our international partners, including the five other members of the Six Party Talks, on the need for North Korea to denuclearise and engage in a diplomatic resolution to current tensions. The UK stands ready to support negotiations, under the right circumstances, whether in the Six Party Talks or another agreed format.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: It is the long-standing policy of the Government not to comment on matters relating to intelligence or national security.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Guided Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: It is the long-standing policy of the Government not to comment on matters relating to intelligence or national security.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: Sanctions imposed as a result of UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) are aimed at the regime in charge of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) which has continued to pursue illegal nuclear and missile programmes. By targeting the DPRK's exports we are limiting the funds that can be diverted to these programmes. The sanctions are not targeted at the Korean people. The latest...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Oil (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​We judge that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) military, which runs the nuclear weapons or ballistic missiles programmes, is one of the major consumers of oil products in the DPRK.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​I refer the Rt Hon. Member to my statement on 11 September where I welcomed the unanimous adoption of UN Security Council resolution 2375: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/foreign-secretary-stateme nt-on-adoption-of-unsc-resolution-on-north-korea. This Resolution will curtail gas, petrol and oil imports as well as significantly limiting North Korea's exports.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: I spoke with my Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on 4 August and then again on 1 September to urge China to use its influence on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) regime and implement sanctions fully. I welcome China's condemnation of North Korea's activity and its support for the UN Security Council resolutions (UNSCRs) imposing sanctions on DPRK, including the most recent, UNSCR...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: UN Resolutions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: I refer the Rt Hon. Member to my statement on 11 September, where I welcomed the unanimous adoption of UN Security Council resolution 2375. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/foreign-secretary-stateme nt-on-adoption-of-unsc-resolution-on-north-korea

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Sanctions (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The figure provides an order of magnitude for the impact of UN Security Council Resolution 2371, which has been used by partners in the UN Security Council and is consistent with data from global trade databases.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea: Nuclear Weapons (19 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: ​It is the long-standing policy of the Government not to comment on matters relating to intelligence or national security. We should always be sceptical of claims made by this closed and autocratic regime. This test is however yet another reminder of the grave danger that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea poses.

Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation (14 Sep 2017)

Rupa Huq: ...and footage of the fracas that ensued when I crossed paths with the Conservative canvass team, which included the former Mayor of London, the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson). It was reported on “Newsnight”, and the newspapers called what happened to me “manhandling”; I think a lawyer would call it assault. There are documented...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hong Kong (Sino/British Joint Declaration) (14 Sep 2017)

Boris Johnson: The latest six-monthly report on the implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong was published today, and is attached. It covers the period from 1 January to 30 June 2017. The report has been placed in the Library of the House. A copy is also available on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website (www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-of fice). I...

Future of RAF Northolt (13 Sep 2017)

Gareth Thomas: ...with any of my constituents in Harrow who live under the flight path just 4 miles away. The Ministry of Defence did not even consult the then Conservative Mayor of London—now the right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Boris Johnson)—who publicly opposed the plans on the grounds of air quality and traffic. At about the same time, the Ministry of Defence commissioned...


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