EU ADDS 7 NAMES TO SYRIA SANCTIONS LIST – UK FOLLOWS SUIT

On 4 March, both the EU and HM Treasury announced the adding of 7 names to their Syrian sanctions lists.  Those added are ministers in Syria – Major General Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun (Minister of Interior); Mohammad Rami Radwan Martini (Minister of Tourism); Imad Muwaffaq al-Azab (Minister of Education); Bassam Bashir Ibrahim (Minister of Higher Education); Suhail Mohammad Abdullatif (Minister of Public Works and Housing); Iyad Mohammad al-Khatib (Minister of Communications and Technology); and Mohammad Maen Zein-al-Abidin Jazba (Minister of Industry).

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/783436/Notice_Syria_2019_350.pdf

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.LI.2019.063.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2019:063I:FULL

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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