In accordance with the sanctions imposed by the United Nations upon North Korea, Namibia has broken off relations with two state corporations of the country.
These enterprises were engaged in the construction of military plants and participated in North Korean military projects. Namibia’s government dissolved the contracts with Trade Corporation of Korea for Mining Industry (KOMID) and Mansudae company, which carries out construction activity in African countries.
This year the United Nations’ experts revealed that the companies are interconnected.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula has escalated following the fourth nuclear weapons testing conducted by North Korea on the 6th of January 2016. On the 2nd of March, the UN Security Council adopted the resolution prohibiting conventional weapons supplies to North Korea.