US renews Belarus sanctions for 1 year

In June 2006, the US adopted Executive Order 13405, which declared a national emergency in respect of Belarus. The E.O. imposed asset freezes on a number of individuals determined to have “undermined Belarus’ democratic processes or institutions” following the March 2006 elections. President Trump has extended those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House Notice.

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About 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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