Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP

US seeks to ‘starve the people’ of Syria with sanctions, foreign minister says

  • Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said the sanctions aim to undermine support for President Bashar al-Assad and open the door for ‘terrorism’
  • They target anyone doing business with the Syrian government or supporting its military efforts, including reconstruction, fuel delivery and other sectors

Topic |   Syrian conflict
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem accused the US of trying to starve his country’s people. Photo: AFP
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