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US Sanctions against FIDE President

Post by AdminX » Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:04 pm

Chessbase wrote:It comes at a bad time: on the eve of a visit to the USA, to negotiate the venue of the 2016 World Chess Championship (Los Angeles, San Francisco or New York), FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been hit by sanctions of the US Treasury. This is mainly because of dealings with Syria and it President Assad. Currently US citizens are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with him.
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Re: US Sanctions against FIDE President

Post by Sean Evans » Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:37 pm

He is accused of buying oil from ISIS/ISIL !!


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