The U.S. Treasury Department expanded the list of Syrian individuals and legal persons subject to us sanctions. The corresponding statement was published on the Agency’s website on Tuesday, may 16.
In the sanctions list added five individuals and five legal entities. Under the restrictive measures were Mohammed Abbas, Samir sahir dervish, Mohammed bin Mohammed Faris Quwaydir, and a cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad — Ihab and Iyad Makhloufi.
In addition, a list was made of Al-Ajnihah, Syrian Company For Information Technology and Barly Off-Shore, the charitable organization Al-Bustan and the Bank Cham Islamic Bank.
According to the report of the Ministry of Finance, the sanctions imposed “in response to the ongoing violence of the Syrian government against its own citizens.”