Israeli attorney wins 338 mln USD case against Syria over kidnapped Americans (Xinhua)

JERUSALEM, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) — A Tel-Aviv-based law firm said Wednesday it won a landmark case against the Syrian government over Damascus’ support for the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in a 1991 kidnapping of a group of U.S. biblical archeologists leading an excavation in Turkey.

“This is really a groundbreaking ruling,” said a spokesman for the Shurat Hadin Law Center, speaking with Xinhua Wednesday.

The plaintiffs charged that the Syrian government allowed the PKK to operate from their territory, and provided the militants with financial support and training.

The spokesman said the verdict did not end the case, “…as we did in other rulings, we’re going to enforce it; we’re going after Syrian assets, Syrian bank accounts, businesses, so that we can freeze them, (and) collect on them.”

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