North Korea: Sanctions

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to his oral contribution of 5 September 2017, Official Report, column 91, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in other countries on the potential imposition of multilateral sanctions on North Korean oil imports; and what assessment he has made of the prospects for an agreement by the UN Security Council to impose such sanctions.

Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

‚ÄčI 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-statement-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.

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