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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BRUSSELS, June 27 (KUNA) -- The European Union Thursday prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 January 2020.
BAGHDAD / NINA / - Oil expert Hamza al-Jawahery said that US economic sanctions against Iran would negatively affect Iraq in the coming days.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The European Union has officially extended economic sanctions against Russia for six more months, which expire on January 31, 2019, the EU Council press service said on Friday.
Summary: Tehran [Iran], Dec 13 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday accused the United States of attempting to plunge Iran into chaos by trying to stage a civil war in the country with the help of economic sanctions and security issues.
Since ancient times, and continuing today, states and international bodies have used economic sanctions and material aid to control the behavior of other bodies, says Fabre.
A partial lifting of economic sanctions could create fresh momentum for the South, which I think will be tough to get," said Hong Soon-jik, chief researcher of the Korea Future Institute at Kookmin University in Seoul.
31, 2009.- CC via Wikimedia/DefenseImagery.mil CAIRO -- 23 April 2018: Sudan's Acting Finance Ministe Abdul Rahman Derar on Sunday called on the international community to totally lift the economic sanctions imposed on the country.
Abdul Rahman Derar has called on the international community to lift the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan, totally, by lifting its name from the list of the countries sponsoring terrorism, the serious work for solving its debt problem and dealing with the negative impacts of the sanctions .
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.
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.

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