By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU renews Syria humanitarian exemption

The EU today renewed the humanitarian exemption to its Syria sanctions regime until 24 February 2024 (press release; Council Regulation (EU) 2023/1462; Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1467). The EU adopted the humanitarian exemption in February 2023 in response to the Syria-Turkey earthquake to support the timely delivery of humanitarian assistance by specified international organisations (previous post).

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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