Syrian pound

Syria’s War-Battered Pound Hit by Russian Withdrawal

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi March 19 – Battered by war which has inflicted incalculable damage on industry, infrastructure and economy, Syria‘s currency hit new lows this week after Russia said it was reducing its military support to President Bashar Al Assad. The Syrian pound has fallen to 475 to the dollar on the black market, a 90 percent drop since March 18,

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