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What do new U.S. sanctions mean for Syria?

Reuters Monday, 15 June 2020
The toughest U.S. sanctions yet on Syria take effect this week, increasing the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad as he grapples with a deepening economic crisis after a decade of war.
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