EU removes Bassam Sabbagh from Syria sanctions list

In May 2018, the EU updated and extended its Syria sanctions until 1 June 2019 by adopting Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/778 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/774 (see previous blog). Today, the EU has corrected both of those legal acts by removing the individual named ‘Bassam Sabbagh’ from its Syria sanction list (no longer subject to an asset freeze). See Corrigendum...

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