EU AMENDS SOMALIA SANCTIONS

EU Regulation 2020/169/EU on 7 February amended Regulation 147/2003 to bring it into line with UN SCR 2498 (2019) which reaffirms a general and complete arms embargo on Somalia and amends the exemptions, advance approvals and notifications concerning the delivery of arms and related materials to Somalia.  Furthermore, the Resolution reaffirms the prohibition on the import of charcoal from Somalia and introduces restrictions on improvised explosive device components.

See also EU Council Decision 2020/170/CFSP.

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L:2020:036:FULL&from=EN

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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