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G7 to discuss more sanctions against Syrian and Russian individuals - UK foreign minister
April 10, 2017 / 2:32 PM / in 6 months

G7 to discuss more sanctions against Syrian and Russian individuals - UK foreign minister

LUCCA, Italy (Reuters) - Britain will discuss the possibility of further sanctions against senior Syrian and Russian military figures at a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Italy, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves at the end of a bilateral meeting during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca, Italy April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi

“We will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions certainly on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures who have been involved in coordinating the Syrian military efforts,” he said in a television clip shown on Britain’s Sky News.

Reporting by William James and Kylie MacLellan in LONDON, editing by Alistair Smout

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