RIGA - By approving the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime, the European Union (EU) will be able to impose sanctions on those responsible for genocide, war crimes and serious human rights violations, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinevics (New Unity) told LETA after participating in a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.
He explained that if sanctions have so far been applied as a mechanism of political pressure against individual countries, then the so-called "European Magnitsky Act" has brought into force another legal possibility to take action against cert...
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