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U.S. says it imposes sanctions on Moscow-backed Iranian oil smuggling network

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The U.S. departments of Treasury and State announced the blacklisting of 10 people from four countries and nine companies. The sanctions were imposed as the Biden administration seeks to resurrect a multination nuclear accord that former President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from in 2018. The United States said the network is run by two sanctioned individuals and is supported by senior levels of the Russian government.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. says it imposes sanctions on Moscow-backed Iranian oil smuggling network

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on what it described as a Russian-backed oil smuggling and money laundering network for Iran's Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, even as Washington tries to revive the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. Treasury Department said the network was led by current and former Quds Force figures, "backed by senior levels of the Russian Federation

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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South China Morning Post

US sanctions Russia-backed Iran oil smuggling network involving Chinese firms

The US Treasury says the group raised hundreds of millions for Iran’s Quds Force and Lebanese allies Hezbollah, and helped support proxy militant groups.

1 month ago·Hong Kong
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The Hill

US Treasury sanctions international oil smuggling network linked to Iran

The Treasury Department on Wednesday announced the latest round of sanctions targeting an international oil smuggling and money laundering network linked to Iran.  In a statement, the department’s …

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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National Post

U.S. imposes sanctions on money laundering network aiding Iran's oil revenue generation

The United States imposed sanctions Wednesday on an international oil smuggling and money laundering network led by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) officials that has facilitated the sale of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of Iranian oil for both the force and Hezbollah, the Treasury Department said. Read More

1 month ago·Canada
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UPI

U.S. sanctions sprawling Russia-backed Iranian oil smuggling network

The United States sanctioned a sprawling international oil smuggling and money laundering network that the Biden administration said is led by Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Qods Force.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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US State Department – Targeting an Oil Smuggling Network

Targeting an Oil Smuggling Network Supporting the IRGC-QF and Hizballah Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the followin

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