Third countries align with EU chemical weapons & Belarus sanctions

The EU Council adopted the following decisions in October and November 2020: Decision (CFSP) 2020/1466, which renewed the EU’s chemical weapons sanctions regime for 1 year; Decision (CFSP) 2020/1482, which designated 6 Russian officials and a research...

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UK parliamentary debate on Nigeria sanctions

Following an e-petition that collected nearly a quarter of a million signatures, the UK House of Commons held a debate (23 November 2020) on whether Global Human Rights sanctions should be imposed on members of the Nigerian government and security services involved...

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US renews Iraq waiver for Iranian energy for 45 days

The US Department of State has renewed a sanctions waiver allowing Iraq to continue to import Iranian electricity. The waiver will remain in effect for 45 days. A spokesperson said that the renewal was authorised to “ensure that Iraq is able meet its short-term energy...

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