EU to Sanction Some Syrians Over Chemical Attacks

BRUSSELS—The European Union is set to target 16 Syrian scientists and military officers in a new round of sanctions against the Assad regime on Monday, seeking to punish those responsible for chemical weapons attacks against civilians.

The move is a more limited version of a similar set of U.S. decisions earlier this year which targeted close to 300 people, including 271 employees of the Syria Scientific Studies and Research…

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