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EU threatens new Syrian sanctions but no clear Russian target


After Britain and France joined the United States in missile salvoes meant to knock out Syrian chemical arms facilities, EU foreign ministers eyed steps to deepen the isolation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “The European Union will continue to consider further restrictive measures against Syria as long as the repression continues,” all 28 foreign ministers said in a statement after their talks in Luxembourg, referring to economic sanctions. “I’m afraid the Syrian war will go on in its horrible, miserable way. In the past, EU measures have sometimes come months after Washington’s. “There will be a solution involving everyone who has influence on the region,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in Luxembourg.


Source: Pakistan Today April 16, 2018 11:26 UTC


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