UK LISTS 9 INDIVIDUALS AND 1 ENTITY TO SANCTIONS LISTS FOR CHEMICALS WEAPONS PROLIFERATION AND USE

On 21st January, HM Treasury issued a Notice advising that 9 individuals and 1 entity had been designated under EU Regulation 2018/1542/EU imposing financial sanctions against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons.  5 of the individuals are from Syria and 4 are GRU officials from Russia.  The designated entity is CENTRE D’ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES SYRIEN (CERS) of Syria.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/772463/Notice_CW_2019_84.pdf

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/AUTO/?uri=uriserv:OJ.LI.2019.018.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2019:018I:TOC

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2019/01/21/chemical-weapons-the-eu-places-nine-persons-and-one-entity-under-new-sanctions-regime/

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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