Middle East

Syrian Rebels Eye EU Oil Tradei
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April 30, 2013
The European Union recently lifted the embargo on oil coming from opposition-controlled areas in Syria. But there are doubts about how quickly the rebels will be able to start trading with the EU. Meanwhile, ‘backyard' refineries are springing up as impoverished Syrians try to make some money. Henry Ridgwell reports.

Syrian Rebels Eye EU Oil Trade

Published April 30, 2013

The European Union recently lifted the embargo on oil coming from opposition-controlled areas in Syria. But there are doubts about how quickly the rebels will be able to start trading with the EU. Meanwhile, ‘backyard' refineries are springing up as impoverished Syrians try to make some money. Henry Ridgwell reports.


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