United State on Unveiled Thursday a new round of Targeting sanctions people and companies linked to Iran and what it described as illegal banking network Used to facilitate Tehran access to global financial system.
The United States said it imposed the sanctions on Linking 39 companies to the shadow bank system that helped obfuscate financial Activity between sanctioned Iranian companies and their foreign buyers, namely for producing petrochemicals in Iran.
The Treasury Department said the companies – from Hong Kong to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – made up A “shadow banking” network that has given cover to sanctioned Iranian entities to hide petrochemical sales with foreign customers.
the latest we move against Iran comes as efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal falter, while relations between Tehran and the West are becoming increasingly tense as the Iranians persist. up opposite-government protests.
Washington targeted Chinese companies for Exporting Iranian petrochemicals as prospects of The revival of the nuclear pact has subsided.
Iran is cultivating complex networks to evade sanctions, with foreign buyers, exchange centers, and dozens of Front companies collaboratively help Punishing Iranian companies for continuing trade, said Deputy Treasury Minister Vali Adimo.
Today’s action demonstrates the United States’ commitment to enforcing and imposing our sanctions ability To disrupt the Iranian Foreign Ministry financial Adeyou referred to the networks it uses to launder money.
secretary of Said Anthony Blinken State in A written statement that the United States “will continue to obstruct attempts to evade US sanctions.”
also includes in Thursday announcement He was set of financial Penalties on (a) Based in China network of companies and one accused person of being responsible for sale and shipment of thousands of UAV components for Iran.
Iran is accused of supply russia with Drones to bomb Ukrainian civilians as the Kremlin continues invasion of Ukraine.
Among other things, it denies the penalties people and companies access for any property or financial assets detained in United States and prohibits US companies and citizens from doing so business with they.
a former Treasury Department official Brian O’Toole said Thursday’s move would affect Iran ability for reservation moving Oil and get paid.
“This is beautiful big Because the kind of something should “It affects what Iran can sell,” O’Toole said.
Punishments come one After an Iranian day prison Officials and others were hit with Penalties over treatment of young women and girls.
Tensions between the United States and Iran have been high for months of opposite-government protests in Iran and Western anger from Iran’s export of attack Drones for the Russian forces fighting in Ukraine.