Provision of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan and Support for the Afghan People, Issuance of Afghanistan-related Counter Terrorism General Licenses, and related Frequently Asked Questions; Counter Terrorism Designations

Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing a Fact Sheet on the, “Provision of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan and Support for the Afghan People” to emphasize that U.S. sanctions on the Taliban and the Haqqani Network do not stand in the way of assistance for or personal remittances to Afghanistan. OFAC has issued Afghanistan-related Counter Terrorism General License 17 “Authorizing Official Business of the United States Government,” General License 18 “Authorizing Official Activities of Certain International Organizations and Other International Entities,” and General License 19 “Authorizing Certain Transactions in Support of Nongovernmental Organizations’ Activities in Afghanistan.” OFAC has also published new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 950, 951, 952, 953, 954, 955 and amended FAQs 928, 929 and 931. OFAC has also updated its SDN List. Please visit the URL below to view this action

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