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US Treasury imposed sanctions on persons profiting from the relocation of Syrians

Syrians struggle with prices as US sanctions bite

US Treasury imposed sanctions on persons profiting from the relocation of Syrians

24 individuals and legal entities were included in the sanctions list

The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on 24 individuals and entities that are enriched by the massive resettlement of Syrian civilians.

This is the first time that the Treasury has imposed sanctions under the Caesar Act on the Protection of Civilians in Syria, which was signed by President Donald Trump last December..

“The United States will not be idle while the Assad regime relocates civilians to enrich its loyal elites,” Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said..US Treasury imposed sanctions on persons profiting from the relocation of Syrians “The Treasury Department will continue to use its tools and powers against the Assad regime and its supporters, who are profiting from the suffering of the Syrian people.”.

The sanctions are related to the development of land expropriated from internally displaced persons.

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