US extends Burundi sanctions

In November 2015, the US adopted Executive Order 13712, which declared a national emergency in respect of Burundi (US asset freezes and travel bans were imposed on persons contributing to the situation in Burundi).

Last week (16 November 2018), President Donald Trump extended those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. See White House press release.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

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,...

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