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Treasury continues targeting facilitators of Assad regime
On Wednesday, Treasury announced that it took action against key enablers of the Assad regime that are associated with the Fourth Division of the Syrian Arab Army, the Syrian General Intelligence Directorate, and the Central Bank of Syria. Specifically, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added three individuals and 13 entities to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, pursuant to Syria sanctions authorities.
At the same time, the State Department acted against three Syrian persons pursuant to Section 2 of Executive Order (E.O.) 13894, “Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria.”
For identity information on the six individuals and 13 entities added to the SDN List, and another individual added under the Cuba sanctions, plus information on a new Syria General License, see BankersOnline's OFAC Update.