US renews sanctions on Lebanon for 1 year

In 2007, the US adopted Executive Order 13441, which declared a national emergency in respect of Lebanon. The E.O. imposed asset freezing measures on people and entities which “undermine Lebanon’s democratically-elected government or democratic institutions”. President Trump has renewed those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House statement.

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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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