Issued on: December 16, 2020
On December 20, 2017, by Executive Order 13818, the
President declared a national emergency with respect to
serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world
and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers
Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), took related steps to deal
with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national
security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.