Turkey imposes 30 percent tax on Syrian imports

09.12.2011                      13.Kislev. 5772

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Turkey imposes 30 percent tax on Syrian imports

Move follows Syria's decision to cancel a 2004 free trade agreement with Ankara as relations between two countries continue to deteriorate.

Turkey is to impose a 30 percent tax on Syrian imports, Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazici was quoted by Arab media as saying Wednesday.
The move, which follows Syria's decision to cancel a 2004 free trade agreement with Ankara, adds pressure on the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad to end its deadly crackdown on dissidents….