EU sanctions against ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaida extended to 31 October 2022
The Council of the European Union has renewed EU sanctions against ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Qaeda and the related list of six individuals subject to restrictive measures (CFSP Decision 2016/1693) for another year until 31 October 2022, based on the ongoing terrorist threat.
The extension has been made by CFSP Decision 2021/1825 published yesterday.
EU sanctions consist of a travel ban to the EU and an asset freeze for individuals, and an asset freeze for groups and entities. In addition, EU persons and entities are forbidden from making arms exports, funds and economic resources available to those listed.
The EU sanctions are autonomous (an option that has been exercised since September 2016) but reinforce sanctions alrea