US-EU Export Controls and Sanctions Alert: Turkey in the Eye of International Sanctions

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    On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Trump Administration and the Council of the European Union (the Council) announced their condemnation of Turkey’s unilateral military action in Northeast Syria.

    Also on October 14, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order (EO), and the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added three senior Turkish government officials and two Turkish government agencies to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN). Simultaneously, OFAC issued three Syria-related General Licenses.