Washington 0
23 January 2022

The South Korean Foreign Ministry announced that on 21 January its “government, in close cooperation with the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the United Nations (UN) Secretariat, completed the payment of Iran’s UN contributions… using Iranian frozen assets in Korea”. Iran’s UN envoy confirmed that Iran had regained its UN voting right after the payment.

Subscribe to Crisis Group’s Email Updates

Receive the best source of conflict analysis right in your inbox.