brussels - The European Union on Monday the governor of the Central Bank of Syria and seventeen Syrian ministers added to the EU sanctions list. They are, like the 217 people already on the blacklist, not welcome in the EU and their European assets have been frozen.
They are held responsible by the EU countries for the violent repression against the civilian population and benefiting from or supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad.
The assets of the Syrian central bank and nearly seventy other institutions were already frozen. Syria is also an oil embargo. In addition, prohibited the export to Syria of equipment and technology that could be used for repression.