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UN: Agency didn’t violate North Korea sanctions
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The Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization said Monday that a U.N. panel found it had not violated any of three U.N. Security Council resolutions by providing technical assistance to North Korea.
In July, the Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives launched an investigation into whether WIPO had violated U.N. sanctions by sending computers and other technology to Iran and North Korea.
WIPO has insisted it did nothing wrong in providing “standard IT equipment” to the patent and trademark offices in those two countries. The Iran review is still pending.
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