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Canada expanded sanctions against Syria

Bashar Al-Assad

07:46
Today
Telegraph

In the “black list” was made by 17 individuals and five companies that are associated with Bashar al-Assad.

Canada expanded sanctions against Damascus.

Information posted on the website of the Canadian government, reports 112 Ukraina.

“The situation in Syria constitutes a dangerous violation of universal peace and security that has resulted or may result in a serious international crisis”, – stated in the message.

Ottawa has imposed sanctions with the purpose to increase pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2012. Then in the “black list”, involving “freezing” stored in canadian banks assets included over one hundred individuals and dozens of organizations and companies. Has suspended implementation of all bilateral cooperation agreements. In addition, in March 2012, Canada closed its Embassy in Syria.

The last time Ottawa sanctions against Damascus was extended on April 13 . Then restrictions were imposed on 26 persons related to Bashar Assad.

Recall, Donald trump, Theresa may, agreed to convince Russia to abandon support for the Assad regime.

Earlier the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley announced that trump discusses with the members of his administration the possibility of new restrictions against Russia and Iran for supporting Syria.

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