UK says lifting Belarus sanctions was the “best outcome given differing opinions”

The House of Commons EU Scrutiny Committee (meeting summary here) asked the Europe Minister to comment on the EU’s decision to lift its Belarus sanctions against 170 people and 3 entities on 15 February 2016, leaving only 4 people still listed (see previous blog). The Minister David Lidington stated that the UK “continues to advocate a cautious approach to EU-Belarus relations”,...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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