The EU has updated its counter-terrorism sanctions to add 18 people and 2 entities, and delete the entries for 2 people. The new listings implement additions to the UN’s own counter-terrorism sanctions made at the end of September, and include the 4 British nationals said to be connected with ISIL that were listed by the UN at the UK’s request (see previous blog). As in the case of the UN’s counter-terrorism sanctions, the EU’s regime was originally created to target persons connected with Al-Qaida but now covers a range of extremist groups, including ISIL.
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