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French court sentences uncle of Syria’s Assad to four years for graft

WorldNews Wednesday, 17 June 2020
French court sentences uncle of Syria’s Assad to four years for graftA Paris court on Wednesday convicted the uncle of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to four years in prison after convicting him of money laundering and misappropriation of Syrian government funds. ......
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