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News Brief

November 11, 1997
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President Clinton removed Lebanon and Syria from the U.S. list of major drugproducing and drug-transit countries. Clinton’s action, which has drawn outrage from members of Congress as well as Jewish organizations, lifts the only remaining sanctions on Lebanon. Syria remains subject to a panoply of U.S. sanctions because it remains on the U.S. list of terrorist nations.

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