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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THE US is preparing to announce the "toughest and most aggressive" economic sanctions against North Korea, boosting pressure on the regime during the Winter Olympics, Mike Pence has said.
He underlined that the economic sanctions are leading to the rise of poverty in the world as the sanctions impede the process of achieving sustainable development.
These economic sanctions have been gradually increasing over the years but they do not seem to have had the desired effect.
European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc's economic sanctions on Russia, imposed over the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and Moscow's support for rebels in east Ukraine.
Ibrahim Ghandour has given a detailed report on the American decision lifting the economic sanctions on Sudan and its impacts on the Sudanese economy.
Based on an April 2013 conference on theory and international law, this collection addresses the myriad legal issues arising out of StatesAE use of economic sanctions and the very legality of such sanctions under international laws.
LONDON, Oct 31 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said that Washington is unlikely to lift all economic sanctions on Iran.
On 1 July 2016, the Council prolonged the economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 January 2017.
Even when economic sanctions are in place, we must keep the door open.
Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Utku EcakyrE[micro]zer asked EcavuE-oy-lu why Turkey did not follow suit after Europe applied economic sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea.
14 (Petra)-- The European Union extended on Thursday its suspension of economic sanctions against Iran for two weeks, a technical measure to give time for the implementation of a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers that officials say is imminent.
Increasingly, the United States is using economic sanctions to promote American foreign, political, and economic policy objectives.

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