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  7/19/2012, Tammuz 29, 5772

Europe to Tighten Sanctions on Syria

The European Union said, Thursday, that it intends to strengthen the sanctions on Syria and the arms sales ban imposed on it. Diplomatic sources said that the EU intends to allow searches of ships and aircraft suspected of violating the various prohibitions.

Also, 26 people should be added to the "black list" of people who were forbidden from entering Europe, and another two or three organizations are expected to join the list of entities whose property will be confiscated.