UN Report Reveals Cooperation Between N Korea & Assad Regime’s Chemical Arms Agency

UN Report Reveals Cooperation Between N Korea & Assad Regime’s Chemical Arms Agency
An investigation by a UN Security Council committee has revealed military cooperation between the Assad regime and North Korea including through the transfer of items with utility in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs in violation of a sanctions imposed on Pyongyang under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. The report to a UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters last Friday, said that they had investigated ongoing ballistic missile cooperation between the Assad regime and Myanmar, including more than 40 previously unreported North Korea shipments between 2012 and 2017 to Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre, which oversees the country's chemical weapons program. The investigation has shown “further evidence of arms embargo and other violations, including through the...
An investigation by a UN Security Council committee has revealed military cooperation between the Assad regime and North Korea including through the transfer of items with utility in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs in violation of a sanctions imposed on Pyongyang under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. The report to a UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters last Friday, said that they had investigated ongoing ballistic missile cooperation between the Assad regime and Myanmar, including more than 40 previously unreported North Korea shipments between 2012 and 2017 to Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre, which oversees the country's chemical weapons program. The investigation has shown “further evidence of arms embargo and other violations, including through the...