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EU extends Venezuela sanctions until November 2021

Council extends sanctions on Venezuela until 14 November 2021 The Council today extended the EU sanctions regime against Venezuela for one year, until 14 November 2021. The decision was taken in light of the ongoing political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, with persistent actions undermining democracy, the rule of law […]

EU, OFSI amend 2 in Turkey sanctions regime

Pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1655, UK regulators amended the following individual designations: 1. AKALIN, Mehmet Ferruh DOB: 09/12/1960. Nationality: Turkish Passport Details: Passport No or ID: 13571379758 Position: (1) Vice-President (Assistant General Manager) and member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) (2) Head […]

EU, OFSI add 8 to Syria sanctions

Pursuant to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1649, UK regulators added the following persons to their Syria sanctions program: 1. TOU’MA, Bassam DOB: –/–/1969. POB: Safita, Syria a.k.a: TU’MA, Bassam Position: Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources. Appointed in August 2020. Other Information: Gender: male. Listed on: 06/11/2020 Last Updated: 06/11/2020 […]

EU, UK add 15 to Belarus sanctions

In line with Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1648, UK officials added the following persons: 1. TERTEL, Ivan Stanislavavich DOB: 08/09/1966. POB: Privalki/Privalka, Hrodna/Grodno Oblast, former USSR (now Belarus) a.k.a: TERTEL, Ivan, Stanislavovich Position: Chairman of KGB Other Information: Gender: male. In his leadership position as the Chairman of State Security […]

EU sanctions 8 Syrian ministers

Eight Syrian ministers added to EU sanctions list The Council today decided to add eight members of the Syrian regime to the list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures on Syria, in light of their recent ministerial appointments. This decision brings to 288 the total number of persons targeted by a travel […]

EU sanctions Lukashenko, 14 other Belarus officials

Belarus: Alexandr Lukashenko and 14 other officials sanctioned over ongoing repression European Union agrees Belarus sanctions The Council today added 15 members of the Belarusian authorities, including Alexandr Lukashenko as well as his son and National Security Adviser Viktor Lukashenko, to the list of individuals sanctioned in relation to the violent repression and intimidation […]

EU extends sanctions on Turkey’s illegal drilling

Sanctions regime against illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean extended by one year The Council today adopted a decision extending for one year, until 12 November 2021, the existing framework for restrictive measures in response to Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. The European Union will therefore maintain […]

EU, OFSI adds to cyber sanctions

Under the authority of Council Implementing Regulation, UK regulations have added the following person: BADIN, Dmitry Sergeyevich DOB: 15/11/1990. POB: Kursk, Russian SFSR (now Russian Federation) Nationality: Russian Other Information: Gender: male. As a military intelligence officer of the 85th Main Centre for Special Services (GTsSS) of the Main Directorate […]

EU, OFSI amend 5 DRC sanctions listings

UK regulators amended the Democratic Republic of the Congo sanctions listings for the following 2 persons: 1. SHEKA, Ntabo Ntaberi DOB: 04/04/1976. POB: Walikale, Walikalele Territory, Democratic Republic of the Congo Nationality: Congolese Democratic Republic of the Congo Address: Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (in prison) Position: […]

EU renews counter terror sanctions

EU renews its sanctions regime against ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida until 31 October 2021 The Council today renewed the EU sanctions regime against ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida and the related list of people subject to restrictive measures for another year until 31 October 2021. The decision was taken in light of the ongoing terrorist threat. EU sanctions consist of […]