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11 more added to EU’s Venezuela sanctions

Venezuela: eleven officials added to sanctions list The Council today added 11 leading Venezuelan officials to the list of those subject to restrictive measures, because of their role in acts and decisions undermining democracy and the rule of law in Venezuela.  The individuals added to the list are responsible notably for acting […]

EU renews sanctions on Russia for 6 more months

Russia: Council renews economic sanctions over Ukrainian crisis for six more months Why did the EU impose sanctions on Russia? The Council today decided to renew the sanctions targeting specific economic sectors of the Russian Federation for a further six months, until 31 January 2021. This decision follows the latest assessment of the state […]

EU, OFSI amend 10 under Iran non-proliferation sanctions

UK regulators today amended the following 8 individual listings: 1. MAHMUDZADEH, Ebrahim Position: Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries Director General of the Armed Forces Social Security Organization Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries. Listed on: 24/06/2008 Last Updated: 24/06/2008 22/06/2020 Group ID: […]

EU extends Crimea/Sevastopol sanctions for another year

Illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol: EU renews sanctions by one year The Council today decided to renew the sanctions introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation until 23 June 2021. The restrictive measures currently in place include prohibitions targeting the imports of products originating in Crimea […]

EU, OFSI remove 4 (really 5) from Syria sanctions

Today, UK regulators removed the following 3 persons: 1. HAYKAL, Maen Rizk Allah a.k.a: RIZKALLAH, Heikal, Bin Nationality: Syrian Position: Secondary Shareholder of Exceed Development and Investment Company Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, who holds a 33 % stake in Exceed Development and Investment, which has entered into […]

EU extends Syria sanctions for another year

Syria: Sanctions against the regime extended by one year The Council today extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for one additional year, until 1 June 2021. In line with the EU strategy on Syria, the EU decided to maintain its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters, as the repressionof […]