Republic of Guinea

Information as of: 21st June 2017

Latest Updates




Financial/Other Sanctions

EU/UK 2010/638/CFSP



Arms Embargo

EU/UK Council Decision 2014/213/CFSP lifts arms embargo from 14 Apr 2014, however UK arms embargo remains in place.



Further Details

EU/UK 2009/788/CFSP (Oct 2009) imposes arms embargo, travel ban on designated individuals, extended to freezing of funds, ban on certain exports & a ban on provision of certain services. Measures amended to allow sale of non-lethal military equipment for humanitarian use. Further derogations on equipment & services noted in Reg 1295/2011 (Dec 2011) and via Council Decision 2012/665/CFSP on 26 Oct 2012 (applicable to 27 Oct 2015 - 2014/728/CFSP). Council Reg 49/2013 (22 Jan 2013) amendment on exceptions to the restrictions on equipment for internal repression & certain services. EU 2014/213/CFSP lifts arms embargo effective 14 Apr 2014, however UK arms embargo appears to be still in place. Council Decision (CFSP) 216/1839 extends restrictive measures until 27 Oct 2017.


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