In an unsurprising move, the EU has renewed its sanctions regime against on Syria for another 12 months (June 2018). See Council Implementing Regulation 2017/907 implementing Council Regulation 36/2012.
The restrictive measures against Syria – see Council Regulation 36/2012 (as amended) include:
- an arms embargo and rendering related technical assistance
- the trade in equipment which facilitates the violation of human rights of the Syrian people
- trade in Syrian crude oil
- travel bans and financial assets freeze for individuals and entities blacklisted by the EU.