On 08 January 2018, the EU decided to align it’s North Korean sanctions regimes with UN Security Council measures by adding 16 persons and one entity, the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces (MPAF), to the…Read More
On 13 November 2017, the EU imposed targeted sanctions against Venezuela. See Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074. The EU’s decision is also based on the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights report…
I’ve been rather busy of late, so I’m coming a little late on this issue. As we all know, on 13 October, President Trump announced a strategic review on the U.S.’s relations with Iran, whereby…
It is reported that in Brussels, that EU ambassadors have reached an initial agreement to impose more economic sanctions on North Korea. These build on current UN sanctions against the hermit state. “Today the PSC…
EU has consolidated its sanctions regime against North Korea (see Council Regulation 2017/1509). The EU also supports the revamping of stronger restrictive measures against the hermit North Korean regime.
The EU has started to implement UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions against North Korea (see UNSC Resolution 2371).
On 27 June 2017, the Latvian Financial and Capital Market Commission announced an enforcement action whereby it penalized three banks for North Korea sanctions.
On 29 June 2017, the Russian Government announced it’s intention to re-new its counter-sanctions against EU food products. On 30 June 2017, a Presidential executive Order was signed renewing the sanctions against EU food products until 31 December 2018.
EU updates Iran anti-nuclear/ missile ballistic missile blacklist reflecting updated identifying data of the UN Security Council.
On 28 June 2017, the EU Council prolonged it’s economic sanctions against the Russian Federation until 31 January 2018. See Council Decision 2017/1148 amending Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP.