Source: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Switzerland |

FC - Sanctions against Côte d’Ivoire lifted

BERN, Switzerland, May 25, 2016/APO (African Press Organization)/ --

On the basis of UN Security Council Resolution 2283 (2016) of 28 April 2016, the Federal Council has repealed the Ordinance on Measures against Côte d’Ivoire. The measures involved a partial embargo on armaments, as well as financial and travel sanctions. The Ordinance is repealed as of 6pm on 25 May 2016.

The Federal Council

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