The U.S. is concerned about the ability of individuals and organizations that fall under the sanctions measures, to challenge them in the European court, the Ambassador said the United States into the EU Anthony Gardner.
" The government of the United States is increasingly concerned about the shortcomings in the European mechanism of punishment, when most affected by the restrictive measures individuals or organizations debate in the European court ", - quotes Agency Bloomberg message Gardner, announced them yesterday during a speech at Cambridge University.
According to the American Ambassador, the trial on the issue has shown that there are structural and procedural deficiencies in how the EU develops and manages sanctions measures ". As an example of the Gardner cited the situation when the European Court reversed the conclusion about the inclusion of the Palestinian Hamas in the European list of terrorist organizations.
in mid-December 2014, the European Court reversed the decision of the EU Council on the inclusion of the Palestinian Hamas in the European list of terrorist organizations. Own the verdict of the General Court of the EU based on the fact that Hamas was in 2001 enrolled in the category of terrorist organizations because of the media and the Internet, and not the analysis of action, examined and confirmed by the decisions of the competent authorities ". The court upheld sanctions against Islamists for a period of 3 months, for which the European authorities promise to impact the restoration of the status quo.
In addition, in early December, the journal the wall Street Journal citing diplomats and bureaucrats of the EU informed that punishment, which the European Union has imposed against the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his associates have the opportunity to be withdrawn because of noncompliance with the laws of the European Union. For reviews of European bureaucrats and diplomats, there is a possibility that the event will go according to the script, which was observed when certain Iranian and Syrian citizens and organizations have won the trials and sought withdrawal penalties. Then a high-ranking EU Commissioner told reporters in Brussels that the European Union States is discussing the removal of the punishment with approximate ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych due to data of the Ukrainian authorities, who say the EU judicial proceedings in relation to the participants of the sanctions list.