economic sanctions

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economic sanctions

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any actions taken by one nation or group of nations to harm the economy of another nation or group, often to force a political change
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Since last year the US treasury department reorganised its Office of Foreign Assets Control and closely monitors the implementation of trade and economic sanction on Sudan.
Addressing members of Iran-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce as well as the two sides' businessmen and investors in Baku on Thursday, Rouhani said that the Iranian nation's will has neutralized the impacts of unfair economic sanction.
1) Similarly, no one has explained exactly why each economic sanction is used, but an understanding of the different goals exists.
It was his administration's rationale for opposing economic sanctions in the global effort to isolate South Africa.
D'Amato branded Hussein "the new mad dog of the Mideast" and introduced an amendment to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control Act that sought to impose economic sanctions.
states, counties and cities to maintain economic sanctions against South Africa.
An examination of economic sanctions targeting Cuba, Iran and North Korea" by Brian Krist.
US economic sanctions on Iran have prevented planes from refueling when abroad.
State Department (the foreign ministry of the United States) terminated all economic sanctions imposed against Associated Shipbroking (Monaco) ["ASM"], under the U.
UNITED NATIONS, Sha'ban 12, 1434, Jun 21, 2013, SPA -- North Korea's envoy to the United Nations on Friday called on the United States to lift its economic sanctions against Pyongyang and urged U.
The Syrian Cabinet discussed Tuesday the economic sanctions imposed by the Arab League on Syria and their effects on the Syrian people.
The head of Iran s central bank cautioned that oil prices will go up more than $150 a barrel if economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic are not removed immediately.

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