The US has prepared a new package of sanctions against Syria

The US administration has prepared a new package of restrictive measures against Syria and its supporting countries. It is reported Associated Press citing anonymous sources.

According to them, the new restrictions are part of efforts to stop funding the regime of Bashar al-Assad and his government amid the ongoing civil war in Syria.

As reported later by Reuters, citing a statement from the U.S. Treasury in the black list includes 271 employees of the Syrian government centre responsible for developing chemical weapons.

On the night of 7 April, the President of the United States Donald trump ordered to launch a missile attack on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. In all there were 58 cruise missiles. It was made after April 4, the Syrian opposition said about the alleged use loyal to President Bashar al-Assad’s forces of chemical weapons in Idlib province, resulting in 87 people were killed and over 200 injured. Damascus his involvement in the incident denies.

On March 25, the United States imposed sanctions against eight Russian organizations, accusing them of transfer of sensitive technologies and arms sales to Iran, Syria and North Korea.