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Treasury Sanctions Individuals Destabilizing the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Designations Highlight Actions that Threaten the Peace, Security, and Stability of the DRC

Today (February 5, 2018), the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned four individuals who have engaged in destabilizing activities responsible for prolonging the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and contributing to widespread poverty, chronic food insecurity, and population displacement. As a result…

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Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of Libya

The Secretary and Prime Minister discussed economic issues facing the Libyan people

Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of Libya: Yesterday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin met with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj. The Secretary and Prime Minister discussed economic issues facing the Libyan people and Secretary Mnuchin welcomed the U.S. Department of…

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Treasury Sanctions Libya-Based ISIS Financial Facilitators and Algerian ISIS Supporter and Arms Trafficker

​Action Underscores Treasury’s Commitment to Target ISIS in North Africa

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Libya-based Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financial facilitators Ali Ahmidah al-Safrani and Abd al Hadi Zarqun, as well as Algerian ISIS supporter Hamma Hamani.  Al-Safrani and Zarqun were designated pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.)…

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Treasury Sanctions Two Central African Republic Militia Commanders

Action Targets Two Individuals for Destabilizing Activities in Bangui

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Abdoulaye Hissene (Hissene) and Maxime Mokom (Mokom) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13667 for engaging in actions that threaten the peace, security, or stability of the Central African Republic (CAR).  As a result of today’s action,…