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UN Sanctions

The Security Council imposed sanctions agains certain targets in Yemen by passing resolution 2140. The resolution imposed the following sanctions: 

  • Financial sanctions (asset freeze) 

  • Travel bans 

  • Arms embargo

EU Sanctions

The EU sanctions against Yemen are based on "COUNCIL DECISION 2012/642/CFSP of 15 October 2012 concerning restrictive measures against Belarus."


It is a regime-based sanction consisted of the following restrictive measure:

  • Travel bans 

  • Financial sanctions

  • Arms embargoes

  • Trade sanctions on certain goods 

U.S. Sanctions

Established by E.O. 13611. the Yemen program of the United State was rolled out in 2012. This list-based program impose blocking sanctions on certain individuals that among other thing have engaged in acts that directly or indirectly threaten the peace, security, or stability of Yemen. 

The relevant regulations to this program could be found under 31 CFR Part 552. The targeted persons under this program appears on the SDN list with the tag of [YEMEN] and as of April 12, 2020, there are 23 of them. 

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