Sanctions Profile: Moldova

At a glance

EU sanctions on Moldova comprise travel bans on those involved in the campaign against Latin-script schools in the Transnistrian region of Moldova.

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Third countries align with recent EU sanctions

Chemical Weapons:  Last month, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1544, which established a new sanctions regime targeting the use and proliferation of chemical weapons (see previous blog).  The following countries have aligned themselves with that Decision: Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Norway, and Georgia. See EU Press Release.  Moldova, Rep of Guinea […]

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EU extends Rep of Guinea, Moldova & Burundi sanctions for 1 year

The EU has extended for 1 year its sanctions in respect of: The Republic of Guinea – see Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1611 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1604 (measures extended until 27 October 2019). Moldova – see Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1610 (measures extended until 31 October 2019). Burundi – see Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1612, Council Implementing Regulation...

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EU renews Guinea and Moldova sanctions

The EU has renewed its Guinea sanctions until 27 October 2018, and  Moldova sanctions until 31 October 2018. Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1934 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1935. The EU has published a Notice for those on the Guinea list, renewing their inclusion in the Annex to Council Decision 2010/638/CFSP (as amended) and Annex II to...

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EU renews Moldova sanctions & updates ISIL / Al-Qaida listings

Moldova: The EU has renewed its sanctions against Moldova, which impose an EU-wide travel ban on people who are responsible for designing or implementing the campaign of intimidation and closure against Latin-script schools in the Transnistria region of Moldova, until 31 October 2017. See Decision 2016/1908 amending Decision 2010/573/CFSP. ISIL / Al-Qaida: The EU has...

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EU updates Zimbabwe, Yemen, Guinea, and Moldova sanctions regimes

The EU has published updates to its sanctions regimes on Zimbabwe, Yemen, Guinea, and Moldova. Zimbabwe The EU has de-listed the deceased Amos Bernard Midzi (alias Mugenva) from its targeted sanctions on Zimbabwe, which impose an asset freeze on members of the country’s government and people and entities associated with them.  Currently, the targeted sanctions are...

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Current Sanctions



Council Decision 2010/573/CFSP

Parent Decision

Council Decision 2010/573/CFSP

Amended by:

Council Decision 2011/171/CFSP

Council Decision 2011/641/CFSP

Council Decision 2012/170/CFSP

Council Decision 2012/527/CFSP

Council Decision 2013/477/CFSP

Council Decision 2014/381/CFSP

Council Decision 2014/751/CFSP

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1925

Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/1908

Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/1935

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1610