UN RENEWS YEMEN SANCTIONS REGIME TO FEBRUARY 2019

On 26th February, a news release from the UN advised that the Security Council had unanimously decided to renew a travel ban, assets freeze and arms embargo against those threatening peace and security in Yemen.  UN SCR 2402 (2018) renewed until 26th February 2019 the travel ban and assets freeze first imposed in UN SCR 2140 (2014).  It also reaffirmed the arms embargo — as laid out in UN SCR 2216 (2015) — against several individuals, including former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

https://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sc13225.doc.htm

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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