‘It poisons the well of democracy,’ UK foreign secretary hails new international sanction powers as country turns its attention to corruption threat - AML Intelligence
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‘It poisons the well of democracy,’ UK foreign secretary hails new international sanction powers as country turns its attention to corruption threat

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The UK government has welcomed a boost in its own sanctioning powers as new asset freezes and travel bans against foreign individuals come into force this week.

The actions, which target 22 high-profile foreign nationals – are being made under the UK’s ‘Magnitsky Act’, and are specifically intended to target corruption.

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