Experts split on why Canada hasn't banned Syrian oil

The European Union is set to announce a boycott of Syrian oil exports, following in the footsteps of the United States. But despite tightening sanctions and working to pressure Syria at the UN, Canada is saying little on whether it has plans to follow suit and ban oil as well.

Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 08/31/2011 12:00 am EDT

The European Union is set to announce a boycott of Syrian oil exports, following in the footsteps of the United States. But despite tightening sanctions and working to pressure Syria at the UN, Canada is saying little on whether it has plans to follow suit and ban oil as well.

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