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Who are the People from Balkans on the “Black List” of the United States?

police bosnia2Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which operates within the Ministry of Finance of the United States, published so-called “black list” of physical and legal persons, which includes several names from B&H, which are suspected mainly for war crimes, crime and terrorism.

This year’s list includes Radovan Karadzic, Biljana Plavsic, Sonja Karadzic-Jovicevic, Momcilo Krajisnik, Ljiljana Zelen-Karadzic and Aleksandar Karadzic. Next to them on the list are Milovan Bjelica, Ljubomir Borovcanin, Stojan Zupljanin, Dusko Sikirica and Milan Simic.

The list also includes Hasan Cengic, Ljubo Cesic, Valentin Coric, Savo Krunic, Zoran Petric, Senad Sahinpasic, as well as the Serbian Democratic Party (Srpska Demokratska Stranka – SDS).

There are also Stanko Sopta, Dragan Spasojevic, Milomir Stakic, Radovan Stankovic, Novak Stepanovic, Jovan Djogo, Dragan Drago Nikolic, and Naser Keljmendi and his sons, Besnik and Liridon Keljmendi.

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) which operates within the Ministry of Finance of the United States implements programs of economic sanctions, comprehensive or selective, with blocking funds and a restriction of trade.

“Forbidden transactions” are trade or financial transactions and other activities in which persons from the United States cannot participate, unless OFAC approves.

What in B&H is called “black list” is Specially Designated Nations (SDN). OFAC publishes a list of physical or legal persons (SDN), which have prohibited the entry into the US or freeze their assets in the United States.

You can take a look at the complete list HERE.

(Source: Er. M./Klix.ba)

 

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