EU to freeze Syrian Central Bank assets Feb 27
The European Union plans to freeze the assets of the Syrian Central Bank starting next Monday, declared French Foreign Minister Alan Juppe, as quoted by Reuters.
The new sanction will hit Syria right on the next day after the referendum on the new constitution, set for February 26.
- EU likely to adopt further sanctions against Syria (vancouversun.com)
- Syria’s Assad unbowed as sanctions tighten (cbc.ca)
Posted on February 24, 2012, in Asia, Middle East, Syria and tagged Bashar al-Assad, European Union, freeze, Homs, Monday, Reuters, Syria, Syrian Central Bank assets, United Nations Security Council, United States. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.