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US Treasury targets Syrian officials over violence

WASHINGTON - The US Treasury Department on Friday targeted three senior Syrian government officials for helping foster violence against the country's citizens, and banned Americans from any dealings with them.
Treasury named Defense Minister Dawood Rajiha, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army Munir Adanov and Zuhayr Shalish, head of presidential security. The government said its action was intended to underline US commitment to stand with the Syrian people against the use of violence.
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