|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union|
|Series Title||Official Journal of the European Union|
|Series Details||L 018I|
Decision by the Council of the European Union adopted in January 2019 which imposes sanctions on nine persons and one entity under a new regime of restrictive measures against the use and proliferation of chemical weapons.
These designations include the two officials from the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU) responsible for possession, transport and use of a toxic nerve agent in Salisbury (United Kingdom). Sanctions were also imposed on Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), the entity responsible for the development and production of chemical weapons, as well as five Syrian officials directly involved in SSRC's activities.
These persons and entities were the first being listed under a new chemical weapons sanctions regime.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Foreign Policy Instruments|
|Keywords||Sanctions | Restrictive Measures
|Countries / Regions||Russia, Syria|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|