US renews sanctions regime targeting Turkish Syria military operations

In October 2019, the US issued Executive Order 13894, which declared a national emergency in respect of the situation in Syria, and in particular Turkey’s military offensive in North East Syria. It authorised sanctions to be imposed on the basis that the operations undermined the US campaign to defeat ISIS, endangered civilians, threatened to undermine the peace, security, and stability …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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