North Korea's Second Nuclear Test: Implications of UN Security Council Resolution 187423 January 2012
The UN Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 1874 on 12 June 2009, in response to North Korea's second nuclear test, placing a series of sanctions on North Korea's arms sales, luxury goods and financial transactions related to its trade in Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and WMD technology. It then called upon states to inspect North Korean vessels suspected of carrying such shipments.
The report summarises and analyses Resolution 1874 and the economic effect of the resolution as it calls on states not to provide grants, assistance, loans or public financial support for trade, along with the implications of the resolution.
North Korea's Second Nuclear Test: Implications of UN Security Council Resolution 1874