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AU to discuss sanctions on suspended states

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) announced on Friday that it will be meeting to discuss lifting the sanctions imposed on Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea following military coups. Since 2020 that all three countries

President Biden on Thursday said the U.S. would sanction major Russian banks and impose export controls on Russia to curtail Russian high-tech imports, as part of a coordinated effort within allies to penalize the Kremlin for its military…

Estonia sanctions Hezbollah members

Estonia on Thursday said it would sanction Hezbollah and prevent officials from the terror organization, or those affiliated with it, from entering its territory. “With this step, Estonia stands by the United States, the United Kingdom, the…

UN arms embargo imposed on Iran ends

An arms embargo imposed by the UN Security Council (UNSC) since 2007 has reached its end. Iran’s foreign ministry announced this on 18th October, 2020 on its official website. "All restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities…