EU sanctions against the Syrian regime extended
EU News 102/2013
28 February 2013
Council of the European Union
The Council today extended all EU sanctions against the Syrian regime for a further three months. At the same time, it amended the arms embargo so as to allow for the provision of non-lethal equipment and technical assistance for the protection of civilians.
Today's decision gives legal effect to an agreement reached at the Foreign Affairs Council of 18 February.
Source and additional information: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdata/EN/foraff/135733.pdf