Obama says he is increasing sanctions on Syria, Iran

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 23, 2012 17:49

US President Barack Obama said on Monday that he will continue to increase sanctions on Syria and Iran.

"The Syrian people still seek and deserve their basic human rights," he said. "The Syrian people have not given up and so we have not given up."

Obama said he has signed a new executive order implementing new sanctions targeting Syrian President Bashar Assad and Iran.

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