On 23 December 2009 the United Nations Security Council, concerned about findings that Eritrea had provided support to armed groups undermining peace and reconciliation in Somalia and that it had not withdrawn its forces following clashes with Djibouti in June 2008, adopted UNSCR 1907 (2009) which imposed an arms embargo on Eritrea, in addition to travel restrictions on and a freeze on the assets of the political and military leaders of Eritrea.
On 26 July 2010, the EU adopted Council Regulation (EU) No 667/2010 which implemented the measures in UNSCR 1907 (2009).
To date, no targets have been designated by the relevant UN Sanctions Committee.
23.12.2009 United Nations Security Council Resolution 1907 (2009) (PDF 45KB)
Imposed an arms embargo on Eritrea. Also introduced a travel ban and an asset freeze against individuals and entities, including but not limited to the Eritrean political and military leadership, governmental, and parastatal entities, and entities privately owned by Eritrean nationals living within or outside of Eritrea territory designated by the UN Sanctions Committee established pursuant to UNSCR 751 (1992) and expanded by UNSCR 1844 (2008), as: violating the arms embargo; providing support from Eritrea to armed opposition groups to destabilise the region; obstructing implementation of UNSCR 1862 (2009) concerning Djibouti; harbouring, financing, supporting, organising, training or inciting individuals or groups to perpetrate acts of violence or terrorist acts against other States or their citizens in the regions; obstructing the investigations or work of the UN Monitoring Group [A copy of UNSCR 1844 (2008) can be found via the Somalia current regime page].
14.01.2009 United Nations Security Council Resolution 1862 (2009) (PDF 29KB)
On resolving the border dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea and the withdrawal of Eritrean forces from the area of conflict.
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