U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

1042. Does Syria General License (GL) 22 effectively remove certain sanctions on the Assad regime?


No.  Syria GL 22 does not remove any sanctions on the Assad regime and excludes transactions involving any person, including the Government of Syria, whose property or interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Syrian Sanctions Regulations or the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 from the scope of the authorization.  Additional information on activities authorized pursuant to Syria GL 22 can be found in FAQ 1043.

Date Released
May 12, 2022