US TREASURY SANCTIONS TURKISH OFFICIALS WITH LEADING ROLES IN DETENTION OF US PASTOR ANDREW BRUNSON

On 1st August, OFAC said it was targeting Turkey’s Minister of Justice, Abdulhamit Gul, and Minister of Interior, Suleyman Soylu.  These officials serve as leaders of Turkish government organisations are are designated under the Executive Order concerned with human rights abuses.  Any property, or interest in property of either within US jurisdiction is blocked, and US persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm453

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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