US imposes sanctions on Syrian military commanders & officials ‘for their efforts to prevent a ceasefire’

Washington has announced sanctions

Washington has announced sanctions on senior Syrian government officials and the leaders of several military units, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing top National Defense Forces members of subverting a ceasefire.

In a statement on Thursday, the US State Department said it was imposing sanctions on the leadership of a number of Syrian military units, including National Defense Forces commander Fadi Saqr.

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