[Presidential Documents] : “I, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, in order to take additional steps with respect to the Government of Syria’s continuing escalation of violence against the people of Syria and with respect to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004, … hereby order: … All property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, … , of the Government of Syria are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in.”

76 FR 52209-11
Published 08-22-2011