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In Iran, commented on the US sanctions against Syria

Tehran believes that Washington's sanctions against Damascus unconstructive way or another they are doomed to failure, said to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the government of Iran, Ali Rabia.

According to him, attempts by the US to undermine the economic cooperation between Iran and Syria and Lebanon talks about misunderstanding the "depth of relationship" in these countries. Commenting on the law of "Caesar", the official noted that sanctions are useless, there is nothing new.

"We are convinced that they will fail this time. We believe that American law is not constructive and considered it as interference (in Syria), condemn him," said Rabia.

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 and his sister Bushra, and 21 organization.

Foreign Minister of Syria Walid Muallem said that the US is trying to deprive the Syrian population, "the last piece of bread," using sanctions as a last weapon to achieve their goals in Syria. According to him, Damascus has learned to resist sanctions Washington and take action to counter the effects of sanctions.