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EU adds 7 Syrian Ministers to its sanctions list

The European Union on Friday decided to impose targeted sanctions on seven recently appointed ministers in Syria over their role in the violent crackdown against the civilian population. The Council’s decision includes an asset freeze against seventy entities and seven ministers, along with a travel ban. Among those sanctioned are the ministers of justice, finance, transport, …

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#UNHCR issues recommendations for EU to make 2020 year of change for #Refugees protection

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has launched a set of ambitious but achievable Recommendations for the 2020 Croatian and German Presidencies of the Council of the European Union (EU). The Presidencies and the envisaged EU Pact on Migration and Asylum present unique opportunities to better protect forcibly displaced and stateless people in Europe and abroad, while supporting …

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