US and France Sanction Syrian CW Program
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Thu, 2018-07-26

On July 26, the United States Treasury Department issued sanctions targeting five groups and eight individuals for their connection with Syria’s chemical weapons program. According to the department, all were implicated in the procurement of electronics for Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre, the agency in charge of its chemical weapons program. The sanctions were imposed in coordination with France, which recently froze the assets of two dozen entities and individuals for their support of Syria’s chemical weapons program.

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