Denied Party Digest

Valuable information about denied party screening

As of October 14, 2019, the Turkish Ministry of National Defence as well as the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and three senior Turkish government officials have been added to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs).  The designations are a response to Turkish operations in Syria and were followed by the issuance of three General Licenses to permit some activities otherwise prohibited.

Click here for the Treasury Department press release and click here for the specific additions and General Licenses.

Update: October 23, 2019: Treasury Removes Sanctions Imposed on Turkish Ministries and Senior Officials Following Pause of Turkish Operations in Northeast Syria