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EU set to ease Syria oil embargo

18.04.13 @ 08:42


EU foreign ministers are Monday expected to ease a Syrian oil embargo and allow purchases of crude oil by the opposition. They are also expected to lift restrictions on selling equipment for the oil industry to the opposition and investing in the oil sector, Reuters reports.


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