VOL. XXX

NO. 6

17-NOVEMBER-1986

Financial and Banking News

AID FLOWS

European Parliament Votes to Block 1987 Aid to Syria

The European Parliament on 13 November voted overwhelmingly to removedevelopment aid to Syria from the European Economic Community's (EEC) 1987budget because of its alleged role in terrorism. The parliament carried by 301to 39 votes, with 8 abstentions, an amendment calling on the EEC TreasuryMinisters to block any payments to Syria as part of an EC100mn ($100mn)development aid...