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23rd Jan 2017

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Report: EU to add 10 names to Syria blacklist

EU states aim to add 10 names of Syrian government, military, and business people to their old blacklist of more than 270 names over Syria and Russia's bombing campaign in Aleppo, the US newspaper, the Wall Street Journal, reports. It said the final decision was due later Thursday. France, Germany, Poland, and the UK has also wanted to to threaten new Russian sanctions, but Italy has stopped them for now.

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