On 14th October, OFAC announced that a new Executive Order had been signed and 3 new General Licenses issued in relation to sanctions involving Syria.  The Executive Order was that naming the Turkish ministries and ministers.  The licences authorised certain activities necessary for the winding down of operations under existing contracts with the 3 ministries; authorising the conduct of official business of the US; and authorising official activities of international organisations involving the ministries.

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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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