Syria–United States Relations - Economic Sanctions - Syrian Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act

Syrian Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act

In May 2004, a comprehensive set of economic sanctions were enacted under the Bush administration. The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act, imposed sanctions on Syria banned the majority exports to Syria except food and medicine, specifically prohibiting the export of most goods containing more than 10% U.S.-manufactured component parts to Syria. In May 2010 President Barack Obama renewed this set of sanctions against Syria.

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