The UN Security Council has removed the following 4 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Main Out Pall Drain, National Tobacco State Company, State Enterprise for Petrochemical Industries, and State Enterprise for Pulp and Paper Industries. As a result, they will no longer be subject to UN asset freezes. See UN Press Release.
On 19 March, the EU implemented these UN delistings, see Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/432.
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