By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU adopts humanitarian exemption to Syria sanctions for earthquake assistance

In response to the Syrian humanitarian crisis following the earthquake of 6 February 2023, the EU has adopted a humanitarian exemption to its Syria sanctions regime. Press Release. Until 25 August 2023, asset freezes and making available prohibitions do not apply to the making available of funds / economic resources necessary to ensure the timely delivery of humanitarian assistance, or …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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