By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US delists Eritrean Presidential Advisor from Somalia sanctions

The US has removed Yemane Ghebreab from its Somalia sanctions list. Mr Ghebreab is the Eritrean Head of Political Affairs for the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice party and a Presidential Advisor. He was originally listed because, in his advisory role, he was allegedly involved in planning shipments of weapons and supporting militia groups in Somalia (guidance here).

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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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