US considers more Belarus targeted sanctions

The US State Department has published a statement saying the US is considering imposing more targeted sanctions “to promote accountability for those involved in human rights abuses and repression in Belarus… in coordination with its allies and partners”. 16 Belarusian officials, including President Aleksander Lukashenko, are currently listed as US specially designated nationals under Executive Order 13405. The statement also …

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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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