‘ EU Foreign Ministers Impose Asset Freeze and Travel Ban on 12 Syrian Government Ministers ‘

#AceWorldNews – EUROPEAN UNION – June 23 – European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose an asset freeze and travel ban on 12 Syrian government ministers, Reuters reported.

The officials were accused of “responsibility for serious human rights violations.” The sanctions will take effect Tuesday, when ministers’ names will be published in the EU’s Official Journal.

The decision brings to 191 the number of people targeted by EU sanctions on Syria.

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