the U.S. imposed new sanctions against Syria in the framework of the law “Caesar.” This was stated by us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. The sanctions hit Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his spouse.
Pompeo noted that on 17 June they begin a sustained campaign for the introduction of restrictions against the regime of Syrian President. All this is done in accordance with the law of “Caesar”. It allows to apply the rigid economic sanctions to prosecute supporters of the Assad regime, which act violently against the citizens of Syria, according to RIA Novosti.
Mike Pompeo drew attention to the fact that the United States will impose sanctions in the coming weeks and months. According to him, the time has come to put an end to the useless, brutal war Assad.