Arab League plans to freeze Syria economic ties

27.11.2011                      01.Kislev. 5772                      Rosch Chodesch

Arabische Liga:

Arab League plans to freeze Syria economic ties

Draft document of sanctions includes travel ban on senior officials, halt to commercial flights into the country.

Arab states plan to cut commercial ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and freeze its assets in response to violence in Syria, where activists said 42 civilians and soldiers died on Saturday.
The sanctions, which would plunge Syria deeper into economic crisis and regional isolation, were drawn up by an Arab League economic committee in Cairo on Saturday and need to be ratified by foreign ministers meeting on Sunday before coming into force….