US slaps sanctions on Syrian ministers, Russian bank

Treasury Department also imposes sanctions on Syrian airline Cham Wings


Afp December 23, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday added several senior Syrian officials including the ministers of oil and of finance and the leadership of a Russian bank to its sanctions blacklist.

The Treasury Department also imposed sanctions on Syrian airline Cham Wings, accused of transporting foreign militiamen to fight in the country's brutal civil war.

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