U.S. Targets Iran's Drone, Weapons Programs with Sanctions

(Reuters) The U.S. on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four entities and three people in Iran and Turkey for involvement in the procurement of equipment, including European-origin engines of drones, in support of Iran's drone and weapons programs. The procurement network operates on behalf of Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics. Moreover, a federal court in Washington unsealed two indictments on Tuesday charging multiple defendants, including several targeted in Tuesday's sanctions, over their roles to procure and export U.S. technology to Iran between 2005 and 2013.

2023-03-23 00:00:00

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