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 TREASURY CLARIFIES BOSNIAN DESIGNATION


2/12/2004

FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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Clarification to Treasury News Release, “Operation Balkan Vice III:
Designation of Thirteen Individuals Obstructing the Dayton Peace Accords
in Bosnia,” February 9, 2004

Three of the thirteen persons designated by Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control pursuant to Executive Order 13219, Avdyl Jakupi, Xhezair Shaqiri, and Menduh Thaci were designated for extremist activities, including obstructing, or otherwise acting to undermine the Ohrid Framework Agreement of 2001 and peace and stability in Macedonia, or for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of any person designated pursuant to the order.

 

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