The Zimbabwe sanctions never worked

The EU removed sanctions on some of Zimbabwe’s elite this week. It should drop the rest as soon as possible. They have been a complete failure writes JOE DEVANNY


On Monday, the European Union further pared down its list of Zimbabwean sanctions, suspending so-called ‘targeted measures’ against eight members of the country’s political and military elite. Sanctions on President Robert Mugabe and his wife remained in place. Since their imposition in 2002, EU sanctions have both expanded and contracted in size and scope, and have ultimately showcased EU foreign policy at its most ineffective and increasingly unjustifiable.

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