The Current Status of Sanctions

Sellers, David; Pilkington, Nanette
January 2004
Doing Business with Libya;2004, p18
The article focuses on the status of the economic sanctions against Libya. The country has been subject to several international sanctions. First, the sanction imposed by the United Nations against the country following the Lockerbie bombing remains suspended. The Iran-Libya Sanctions Act imposed by the U.S. is still in practice. Other U.S. sanctions, covering imports and exports, financing by U.S. banks and travel restrictions, are still in force.


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