WORLD EU extends sanctions against Syria by another year

WORLD

EU extends sanctions against Syria by another year

CGTN

09:41, May 28, 2021

The European Union (EU) has extended sanctions against Syria for one additional year, until June 1, 2022, the European Council said in a statement on Thursday.

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The sanctions include a ban on the import of oil, restrictions on certain investments, and a freeze of the assets of the central bank of Syria held in the EU, according to the statement.

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