EUROPE BUYS “BLOODY” SYRIAN PHOSPHATES FROM SANCTIONED RUSSIAN’S COMPANY

On 30 June, Lighthouse Reports claimed that millions of dollars’ worth of phosphates exported by a sanctioned Russian company in Syria have made their way into Europe’s fertiliser markets since 2018.  It says that the supply chain passes through a complex network including a company controlled by a sanctioned Russian oligarch and crony of President Vladimir Putin, Syrian government entities and regime loyalists – all of them subject either to EU or US sanctions. The trade is abetted by shady shipping companies, middlemen and brokers.

https://www.lighthousereports.nl/investigation/europe-buys-bloody-syrian-phosphates/

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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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