NEW EU SANCTIONS REGIME TO COMBAT THE PROLIFERATION AND USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS

EU Regulation 2018/1542/EU has formally created a new sanctions regime – a new EU regime of restrictive measures to address the use and proliferation of chemical weapons.  The sanctions may include travel restrictions and the freezing of funds and economic resources of certain persons, entities or bodies that are responsible for, provide financial, technical or material support for, or are otherwise involved in, manufacturing or using chemical weapons or engaging in preparations for the use of chemical weapons, as well as those who assist or encourage such activities.

See also Council Decision 2018/1544/CFSP.

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2018.259.01.0012.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:259:TOC