November 14, 2016: EU adds 18 to Syrian sanctions list

Council of the European Union

 

 
14/11/2016 | PRESS RELEASE

 

 

Syria: EU adds 17 ministers and Central Bank Governor to sanctions list

 

On 14 November 2016, the Council added 17 ministers and the Governor of the Central Bank of Syria to the list of those targeted by EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for being responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, benefiting from or supporting the regime, and/or being associated with such persons.

This decision follows the Council conclusions of 17 October 2016 and the European Council conclusions of 20-21 October 2016. This decision brings to 234 the total number of persons subject to a travel ban and an asset freeze for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria.

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