Assessing EU's Reinforced Sanctions Against Syria

Law360, New York (July 27, 2012, 2:17 PM EDT) -- In light of the escalating violence and the further militarization of the conflict in Syria, the European Union further reinforced its economic sanctions against Syria. The amended EU sanctions came into force July 24, 2012.

By way of Council Decision 2012/420/CFSP, the enforcement of the EU’s existing arms embargo against Syria was further strengthened.[1] In addition, Council Implementing Regulation 673/2012 and Council Implementing Decision 2012/424/CFSP, respectively, added further Syrian individuals and entities to the EU asset freezes and travel bans.[2]

Overview of Amended EU Sanctions Against...
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