What sanctions are on Iraq?

The original stated purposes of the sanctions were to compel Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait, to pay reparations, and to disclose and eliminate any weapons of mass destruction. In December 2021, Iraq’s central bank announced that it had paid off its entire debt of $52 billion in war reparations to Kuwait.

What are the three sanctions lists?

Some of these lists are: United Nations Sanctions (UN) US Consolidated Sanctions (US Sanction Lists) OFAC — Specially Designated Nationals (SDN)

What is OFAC’s SDN List?

As part of its enforcement efforts, OFAC publishes a list of individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific.

When did UN impose sanctions on Iraq?

August 6, 1990
The UN Security Council imposed comprehensive economic sanctions against Iraq on August 6, 1990, just after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

What is a sanctions list search?

The Sanctions List Search tool uses approximate string matching to identify possible matches between word or character strings as entered into Sanctions List Search, and any name or name component as it appears on the SDN List and/or the various other sanctions lists.

Who is on the UN sanctions list?

At the moment, the UN has active sanctions against such countries as Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Iran, Libya, Mali, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen and organizations as ISIL and Al-Quaeda.

Which countries are under US sanctions?


Country Year introduced Article
Cuba 1958 United States embargo against Cuba
Iran 1979 (lifted 1981), reintroduced 1987 United States sanctions against Iran
Syria 1986 Syria–United States relations
Venezuela 2019 International sanctions during the Venezuelan crisis

What entities are covered by OFAC’s economic and trade sanctions?

This includes non-U.S. exporters, nongovernmental organizations, international organizations, and foreign financial institutions, as well as other non-U.S. persons engaging in certain activities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Was US sanctioned for Iraq war?

The invasion of Iraq was neither in self-defense against armed attack nor sanctioned by UN Security Council resolution authorizing the use of force by member states and thus constituted the crime of war of aggression, according to the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in Geneva.

Does Canada have sanctions against Iraq?

These sanctions were implemented in Canada through the United Nations Iraq Regulations (SOR/90-531). Most sanctions against Iraq were lifted by the adoption of Resolution 1483 on May 22, 2003, with the exception of an embargo against weapons and a prohibition on dealing in stolen Iraqi cultural property.