EU IMPLEMENTS UN SANCTIONS MEASURE ON SOUTH SUDAN, REINFORCES EXISTING EU SANCTIONS

On 10th August, the EU announced that it had transposed into EU law UN SCR 2428 which notably imposes an arms embargo and adds 2 persons to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures.  The EU has had an arms embargo in place since 2011 and the 2 persons had already been designated by the EU on 18TH February.  The total number of persons now under EU sanctions in view of the situation in South Sudan is 9, of which 8 are listed by the UN.

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/08/10/south-sudan-eu-transposes-un-security-council-resolution-2428-reinforcing-sanctions/

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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