On 27 January 2017, the EU extended until 31 January 2018 its asset freezing measures on individuals, associated persons and entities deemed to be responsible for the misappropriation of state funds in Tunisia. The sanctions, which were first introduced on 31 January 2011, lists 48 people. Implementing Regulation 2017/149 implements Regulation 101/2011 and Decision 2017/153 amends Decision 2011/72/CFSP.