US PREPARES LIST OF TURKEY ECONOMIC SANCTIONS TARGETS

Bloomberg on 1st August reported that the US has prepared a list of Turkish entities and individuals to target should it decide to impose sanctions on Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government for imprisoning US citizens and employees of its diplomatic mission.  Meanwhile, negotiations to release one of the people, evangelical Pastor Andrew Brunson, are ongoing.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-01/u-s-said-to-prepare-list-of-turkey-economic-sanctions-targets?src=ilaw

STOP PRESS – SEE SUBSEQUENT POST ABOUT OFAC DESIGNATING 2 LEADING TURKISH OFFICIALS OVER THE BRUNSON AFFAIR

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20180801.aspx

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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