The Australian Government has imposed its first round of sanctions on Hamas in response to the attack on Israel last month.
Financial sanctions and travel bans have been imposed on eight people, including Hamas members, operatives and financial facilitators, along with a currency exchange owned by one individual.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong announced the first round of sanctions targeting the terrorist group on Saturday.
The Foreign Minister said, “Australia unequivocally condemns Hamas’ abhorrent acts of terror against Israel.”
“These sanctions are targeted at those most culpable for terrorist acts,” she said.
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