Lebanon’s Salame vows to apply Syria sanctions


Riad Salame, governor of the Bank of Lebanon, on January 24 said the central bank would adhere to international standards for banking transparency and would not allow its banks to actively conduct business with neighbouring Syria.

At a conference in Beirut on small and medium-sized enterprise banking in the Middle East and North Africa region, Salame said: "Lebanon is committed to implement the international standards for banking transparency. Lebanese banks, whether in Lebanon or abroad, are

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