U.S. Sanctions Firms in Iran, Russia for Shipping Oil to Syria

(AP-Washington Post) Maria Danilova - The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday added a network of Russian and Iranian companies to its blacklist for shipping oil to Syria in violation of sanctions. The network helps fuel the Syrian war effort of President Bashar Assad while providing revenue for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Hamas and Hizbullah, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

2018-11-21 00:00:00

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