12/5/2023, 10:29 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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France freezes Hamas leader's funds

France announced on Tuesday that it decided to freeze the assets belonging to Yahya Sinwar (pictured), one of the founders of the Hamas movement and its leader in the Gaza Strip, for six months.

"The funds and economic resources belonging to, owned, held or controlled by Mr. Yahya Sinwar (...) are subject to an asset freeze measure," the French Finance Ministry said in a decree published in the Journal Officiel.

However, the ministry did not provide details on the amount of the funds belonging to Sinwar.

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