Zelenskyy introduces sanctions against President of Syria

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, imposed sanctions against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

Source: Zelensky's decree

Details: Sanctions against al-Assad will last for 10 years.

This blocks al-Assad's assets available in Ukraine, prohibits any trade transactions, etc.

In addition to the president, sanctions have been imposed against 70-year-old Syrian Prime Minister Hussein Arnous and Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad.

In total, there are 300 people on the new sanctions list, including 3 Syrians, Russians and 1 Ukrainian [Victor Slobolinsky from Crimea, who also has a Russian citizenship – ed.].

In another addition, 141 legal entities were sanctioned, including 2 from the occupied Crimea: the autonomous non-profit organisation Institute of Marine Instrumentation and Robotics and Yevpatoriia Aircraft Repair Plant.

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