By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Sanctions Profile: Cyprus


US continues lifting of defence trade restrictions on Cyprus

The Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act 2019 and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 require the denial of defence exports to Cyprus remain in place unless the President determines that: the Government of Cyprus is continuing to cooperate with the US Government in efforts to implement reforms on anti-money laundering regulations and financial regulatory oversight; …


Cyprus sent US information on sanctions breaches

The Cypriot President, Nikos Christodoulides, has confirmed that he has received an 800-page dossier requested from the US government concerning Cypriot people and entities who are subject to US sanctions for their alleged involvement in aiding Russian billionaires to hide their assets.  The government of Cyprus is expecting two other packages of information from the US government, which, along with …

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