List of vessels prohibited under North Korea sanctions is amended.
Licences have been extended as a result of ‘substantial corporate governance changes’.
Revisions bring lists in line with multilateral regimes.
Designations target parties leading Hizbollah’s operations in Iraq and Palestine.
Ongoing pressure a response to human rights violations and ‘undermining democracy and the rule of law in Venezuela.’
Secondary sanctions questions may lead to more banks de-risking.
Inquiry will ‘explore and evaluate’ possible approaches to sanctions policy after leaving the EU.
…and reiterates concern at the involvement of European companies which ‘undermined the EU sanctions regime.’