Last week, EU diplomats suggested that some EU Member States, including the UK, France, and Germany, were considering imposing sanctions on several Russian and Syrian people connected to President Assad and involved in the bombardment of Aleppo (see previous blog). The EU Council has now said that it is aiming to impose further sanctions on Syria, targeting individuals and entities supporting the regime. The Council’s press release is here. US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that the USA was also considering new sanctions on the Syrian regime and its supporters.
Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...See profile for Michael O'Kane >