D. trump extended sanctions against SyriaUncategorized May 10, 2017
KIEV. May 9. UNN. The President of the United States Donald trump informed the Congress on the one-year extension of sanctions and other measures against the Syrian authorities, reports UNN with reference to DW.
“Cruelty and repression against the Syrian people, which requires freedom and the creation of a representative government, not only a threat to Syrians, but also create instability in the region”, – stated in the document on the White house website.
In addition, D. trump pointed out that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical and biological weapons.
The actions of the authorities in Damascus, according to the statement of the President of the United States, “continues to encourage the rise of extremism and religious intolerance, and also represent a threat to national security, foreign policy and economy of the United States.”
Also, the us President “condemned the use by Damascus of violence committed with special cruelty and violations of human rights”. He called on Assad to respect the ceasefire, to create the conditions for humanitarian access, and to allow the change of power in the country.
We will remind, on may 3, the White house said that US President Donald trump and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a “good conversation” about Syria.