Clinton urges countries to stop buying Syrian oil and gas

13.08.2011                      13.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Wa'etchanan

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Clinton urges countries to stop buying Syrian oil and gas

US secretary of state urges world leaders supporting Assad and sending him weapons "to get on the right side of history."

The United States on Friday called on countries to stop buying Syrian oil and gas as it sought to build pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to end a brutal crackdown against protesters who oppose his rule.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has said the best way to influence Syria was to sanction its energy industry, said "stay tuned" when asked what progress the United States had made in persuading Europe, India or China to curtail their energy ties with Damascus….