U.S., UN sanction Libya militia leader Salah Badi Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 4, 2021


The United States and the United Nations Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee have imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Salah Badi. 

The sanctions involve assets freeze in the U.S. and a ban to transact any business with him, the U.S. Department of State said in a statement on Monday.

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“In accordance with the UN listing, which the United States, United Kingdom, and France co-sponsored, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated Badi pursuant to Executive Order 13726. 

“Consequently, all of Badi’s assets within U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with him

“In addition, the corresponding UN sanctions require all UN Member States to impose an asset freeze and travel ban,” the U.S. State Department said.

The U.S. and UN said since 2014, Badi has played a critical role in undermining Libyan peace, security, and stability. In addition, forces under Badi’s command have used Grad rockets in highly populated areas, causing indiscriminate destruction and casualties, including emergency responders and ambulance workers.

“Today’s action shows that the United States and the international community will take concrete and forceful action in response to those who undermine Libya’s peace, security, or stability”.

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