France trying to convince the EU to sanction Assad Monday

On Friday, France stated that it “hopes European Union foreign ministers will extend sanctions against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday” Reuters reports.

The European Union on Monday will discussion the situation on Syria and whether or not additional sanctions should be placed against Bashar al-Assad.  This will be the first time that the European Union will be actually targeting Bashar al-Assad with sanctions.The European Union are following the footsteps of the United States when the United States imposed sanctions on Bashar al-Assad and his six top senior officials.

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