Could EU impose the Magnitsky Law on the UK?

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Could EU impose the Magnitsky Law on the UK?
« on: March 19, 2019, 10:26:11 AM »
Could EU impose the Magnitsky Law on the UK?


https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2018/12/10/the-magnitsky-law-is-taking-over-the-european-union/#


The EU has the power to impose restrictive measures or sanctions in order to promote international peace and security, prevent conflict, fight terrorism, defend democratic principles and human rights, and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
 
Is it possible that the EU has threatened that the Magnitsky Law could be brought to bear on the UK?

The EU has the power to impose restrictive measures or sanctions in order to promote international peace and security, prevent conflict, fight terrorism, defend democratic principles and human rights, and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Sanctions can be imposed upon governments of third countries, or non-state entities and individuals. Such sanctions include, “arms embargoes, trade restrictions, such as import and export bans, financial restrictions, restricting movement, such as visa or travel bans.” The EU has imposed such sanctions in the past. Examples include Iran, Burma, Venezuela, and several other states. However, there was a great need for a more effective sanctions regime...
 
Is it possible that the EU has threatened that the Magnitsky Law could be brought to bear on the UK?

The EU has the power to impose restrictive measures or sanctions in order to promote international peace and security, prevent conflict, fight terrorism, defend democratic principles and human rights, and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Sanctions can be imposed upon governments of third countries, or non-state entities and individuals. Such sanctions include, “arms embargoes, trade restrictions, such as import and export bans, financial restrictions, restricting movement, such as visa or travel bans.” The EU has imposed such sanctions in the past. Examples include Iran, Burma, Venezuela, and several other states. However, there was a great need for a more effective sanctions regime...



 
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