the north face trainers it could help fund nuclear program
citizens who visit theDemocratic People Republic of Korea.
Foreign tourists visit a farm village on August 23, 2015 in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images)
DPRK funnels revenue from a variety of sources to its nuclear and weapons programs, which it prioritizes above everything else, often at the expense of the well being of its own people, the State Department warning says. is entirely possible that money spent by tourists in the DPRK goes to fund these programs. We would urge all travelers, before travelling to the DPRK, to consider what they might be supporting. and United Nations expressed grave concern regarding North Korea’s recent nuclear tests, ballistic missile launches, along with North Korea alleged systematic and widespread human rights violations, the warning says.
Korea continues to use front companies and agents to conduct illicit financial transactions some of which support the proliferation of (weapons of mass destruction) and the development of ballistic missiles and evade international sanctions,” Adam J. Szubin, acting undersecretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said in a Treasury Department news release. “Such funds have no place in any reputable financial system.”