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The white house has promised new sanctions against Syria

The United States will continue to impose new sanctions against Syria in the framework of the campaign of pressure on Damascus, said the press Secretary of the President of the United States kaley Makineni.

"Will follow the new sanctions, which will be part of the ongoing campaign of economic and political pressure designed to keep the regime (of President Bashar) al-Assad of the resources that he uses to war against the Syrian people," - said in a written statement Makineni.

According to her statement, imposed on Wednesday sanctions are not directed against the Syrian people.

"Administration (USA) remains committed to long-term political settlement in Syria. The Assad regime and its backers must recognize that a political solution is the only viable mechanism for the peaceful end to the Syrian conflict", - said the representative of the White house.

The United States expanded sanctions against Syria, making the list of four people, including the son of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as well as ten companies, announced the American Ministry of Finance.

From the communiqué it follows that the sanctions imposed against the son of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, born in 2001.

At the end of 2019, the US President, Donald trump has signed a law that became known as "Caesar." 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.