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Syria is ready to confront the US sanctions

Washington is trying to deprive the Syrian population, "the last piece of bread," using sanctions as a last weapon to achieve their goals in Syria, Syria is already taking steps to counter the effects of sanctions, said the foreign Minister Walid Muallem at a press conference in Damascus.

"They are a gang of liars. Those who want the good of the Syrian people, will not encroach on a piece of bread of the Syrian people. They use its latest weapon in the fight against Syria. The real goal is to bring the people to famine, to weaken the power and to bring the situation to more terrorism, as it was in 2011," - said Muallem.

The German foreign Ministry called the expansion of US sanctions against Syria are justified

The German foreign Ministry believe justified the expansion of U.S. sanctions against Syria, said at a briefing in Berlin, the representative of the foreign Ministry Christopher Burger.

The President of the United States Donald trump signed the law, which became known as "Caesar", at the end of 2019. It entered into force on 1 June and includes the sanctions, affecting virtually all sectors of the economy of Syria. The sanctions list was expanded on June 17, under the restriction got 14 people, including the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ASMA al-Assad and his sister Bushra al-Assad, as well as 21 organization.

The US put pressure on Syria to prevent the settlement, said in the state Duma

United States of America continue pressure on Syria to stop the process of peaceful settlement in Syria, to deprive the government of the country the opportunity to restore the statehood and the economy, said a member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Sergei Zheleznyak, commenting on the extension of sanctions against the Republic.

The US President Donald trump has signed a law that became known as "Caesar", at the end of 2019. It entered into force on 1 June and includes the sanctions, affecting virtually all sectors of the economy of Syria. The sanctions list was expanded on June 17, under the restriction got 14 people, including the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ASMA al-Assad and his sister Bushra al-Assad, as well as 21 organization.

The foreign Ministry commented on the introduction of new US sanctions against Syria

In force in the USA the law "On the protection of civilians of Syria," so-called "Act of Caesar", has a simple population of that country, said Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.

The United States previously imposed sanctions against 14 people, including the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ASMA al-Assad and his sister Bushra al-Assad, as well as 21 organizations.

The United States announced new sanctions against Syria

USA impose new sanctions against Syria in the framework of the law "Caesar", they will also be the President of SAR Bashar al-Assad and his wife, the statement said Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

"Today the Treasury and the Department of state announced 39 names (in the sanctions list - ed.) in accordance with the law of "Caesar" and the decree 13894 as the beginning of what will become a consistent campaign of economic and political pressure to deprive the Assad regime of revenue and support," the statement said Pompeo.