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Restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

  The Regulation (EU) 2021/53 of 22 January 2021 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq, was published on 25 January 2021, in the Official Journal.   Link to the PDF version: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32021R0053&from=EN...
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Syrian foreign affairs minister added to EU sanctions list

The Council today decided to add Faisal Mekdad to the list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures on Syria, in light of his recent appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs. This decision brings to 289 the total number of persons targeted by a travel ban and an asset freeze. 70 entities are also subject to an asset freeze. The sanctions currently in place against the Syrian regime were...
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Russia: The EU prolongs economic sanctions for another six months

The Council today decided to prolong the restrictive measures currently targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2021. These sanctions were imposed in 2014 in response to Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. The Council decision follows the latest assessment of the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements - initially foreseen to take place by 31...
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Belarus: EU imposes third round of sanctions over ongoing repression

In response to the brutality of the Belarusian authorities and in support of the democratic rights of the Belarusian people, the Council today decided to adopt 36 additional designations. These sanctions target high-level officials responsible for the ongoing violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators, opposition members and journalists, among others. They also target economic...
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Council extends sanctions for one year

The Council decided to maintain individual restrictive measures against several personalities of the Democratic Republic of Congo until 12 December 2021, on the basis of an evaluation of the situation in the country. These persons were listed by the Council in 2016 in response, in particular, to human rights violations. Measures on them comprise of an asset freeze and a ban on entering the Europe...