Eritrea

Information as of: 04th December 2017 

Latest Updates

 UN Arms ban renewed by S/Res/2385 unt 15 Nov 2018.
 US
 EU/UK  

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Financial/Other Sanctions

UN S/Res/1907 (Dec 2009)
US No
EU/UK 2010/127/CFSP (March 2010)

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Arms Embargo

UN S/Res/1907 (Dec 2009)
US Yes
EU/UK 2010/127/CFSP (March 2010)

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Further Details

UN S/Res/1907 (Dec 2009) imposes an arms embargo and assets freeze / travel bans on designated individuals (political / military leadership and some government and parastatal entities.  Reaffirmed by S/Res/2023 (Dec 2011) which imposes a requirement on states to inspect certain cargo bound to / from Eritrea. S/Res/2023 further instructs states to introduce due diligence procedures for firms involved in Eritrean mining sector and specifically prohibits (re)insurance which could contribute to violation of UN resolutions. Arms ban renewed by S/Res/2385 unt 15 Nov 2018.
US Arms embargo effective from 12th September 2005 (US State Dept) 71 FR 11281
EU/UK Implemented UN measures (2010/127/CFSP, Mar 2010), slight amendments via 2010/1414/CFSP in Jul 2010. Reg 667/2010 creates parameters for further additions to the designated entities list, slightly amended by 2012/632/CFSP (15 Oct 2012).

 

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