EU ADDS NAMES TO ITS ISIL/AL-QAIDA AND SYRIAN SANCTIONS LISTS, AND AMENDS 5 ENTRIES ON THE SYRIAN LISTS

EU ADDS 1 NAME TO AL-QAIDA/ISIL SANCTIONS LIST

On 26th February, EU Regulation 2018/281/EU added Fabien CLAIN (a.k.a. Omar) to its sanctions lists.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.LI.2018.054.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:054I:TOC

EU AMENDS ITS SYRIAN SANCTIONS LISTS

On 26th February, EU Regulation 2018/282/EU added 2 new names to the Syrian sanctions lists, these being 2 ministers in the Assad government, and amended 5 existing entries.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.LI.2018.054.01.0003.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:054I:TOC

See also news release –

www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/02/26/syria-eu-adds-two-new-ministers-to-sanctions-list/ 

HM TREASURY ALSO NOTIFIED AMENDMENT OF ITS AL-QAIDA/ISIL SANCTIONS LIST

On 26th February, a news release from HM Treasury notified that the above change had also been made to published UK sanctions lists.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/683880/Notice_ISIL_2018_281.pdf

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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