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October 3, 2022: ASO incorporates UN Yemen addition, and makes autonomous Russia sanctions changes

OFFICIAL Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons—Russia and Ukraine) Amendment (No. 21) Instrument 2022 New Designation of Goods Autonomous Sanctions (Import Sanctioned Goods—Russia) Amendment (No. 1) Designation 2022 The updated Consolidated List can be downloaded from the following page: Australian […]

UN, SECO add 2 people to Yemen sanctions

NEWS 28 September 2022  International sanction  2022 Updated sanction report The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended the Annex to the Ordinance of 5. December 2014 on measures against Yemen (RS 946.231.179.8). By decision of 26. In September 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of […]

SECO adds Houthis to Yemen sanctions

News 06 April 2022  International sanction  2022 Updated Sanction Notification The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended the Annex to the Ordinance of 5. December 2014 on measures against Yemen (RS 946.231.179.8). By decision of 28. February 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of persons, […]

US Seizes Iranian arms headed for Yemen

Illegal Iranian Flow of Weapons to Yemen PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 23, 2021Share On December 20, the United States Navy 5th Fleet seized upwards of 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition from a vessel originating from Iran. This ship was on a route historically used to illegally smuggle weapons to the Houthis in Yemen. The smuggling of arms from Iran to the Houthis represents a flagrant violation of the UN targeted arms embargo and is yet […]