The Canadian Press

2011-05-24 | Canada Syria Sanctions

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Canada imposed economic sanctions against Syria in response to the Middle East country's violent suppression of anti-government protesters. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird made the announcement on May 24th. (The US and European Union had already imposed sanctions on Syria. Canada scrambled to follow suit ahead of the oncoming G8 summit in France.)

Date: 2011-05-24
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the measures will also include a ban on the export from Canada to Syria of goods and Technology their subject to export controls this includes arms Munitions military nuclear and strategic items that are intended for use by the Armed Forces police or other governmental agencies of Syria >>