By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US warns Egypt of sanctions after purchase of Russian warplanes

It has been reported in the Wall Street Journal that the US  State and Defence departments have sent a joint letter to Egypt’s government warning of potential sanctions following Egypt’s decision to purchase Russian jets. The letter says that Egypt risks sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which prohibits purchases of Russian military equipment, and that …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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