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Types of Sanctions

Burma
Burma

The Burma sanctions program represents the implementation of multiple legal authorities. Some of these authorities are in the form of executive orders issued by the President. Other authorities are public laws (statutes) passed by The Congress.

source: treasury.gov
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Côte d'Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire

The Côte d'Ivoire-related sanctions program represents the implementation of multiple legal authorities. Some of these authorities are in the form of executive orders issued by the President. Other authorities are public laws (statutes) passed by The Congress.

source: treasury.gov
Cuba
Cuba

The United States embargo against Cuba (in Cuba called el bloqueo, "the blockade") is a commercial, economic, and financial embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba. An embargo was first imposed by the United States on sale of arms to Cuba on March 14, 1958, during the Fulgencio Batista regime.

Diplomatic Sanctions
Diplomatic Sanctions

These are sanctions issued by countries or the United Nations that trigger the reduction or removal of diplomatic ties, such as embassies. The “severance of diplomatic relations” is one of the possible measures specifically mentioned in Article 41 of the UN Charter.

Economic Sanctions
Economic Sanctions

However, extraterritorial sanctions (sometimes called secondary sanctions or a secondary boycott) are designed to restrict the economic activity of governments, businesses, and nationals of third countries.

source: cfr.org
Iran
Iran

An overview of current sanctions against Iran and those which may be imposed as a result of the latest dispute over its nuclear programme. An overview of current sanctions against Iran and those which may be imposed as a result of the latest dispute over its nuclear programme.

source: bbc.com
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North Korea
North Korea

The North Korea sanctions program represents the implementation of multiple legal authorities. Some of these authorities are in the form of executive orders issued by the President. Other authorities are public laws (statutes) passed by The Congress.

source: treasury.gov
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Syria
Syria

Certain activities related to the Syria Sanctions may be allowed if they are licensed by OFAC. Below OFAC has issued guidance and statements on specific licensing policies as they relate to the Syria Sanctions.

source: treasury.gov

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