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US announces new sanctions on Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 3, IRNA -- The US Department of the Treasury in a statement on Friday declared that it has added 25 legal and real entities to the list of its sanctions under the pretext of Iran's missile tests.

The list of new US sanctions includes 12 legal entities and 13 real entities. Besides Iran, certain sanctioned companies are active in Lebanon, the UAE and China.

The 13 real entities subject to the sanctions are as follows: Yahya Al-Hajj, Abdolla Asgharzadeh, Tenny Darian, Hasan Dehghan Ebrahimi, Abd-al-Amir Muhammad Farhat, Mohammad Magham, Kambiz Rostamian, Ali Sharifi, Qin Xianhua, Richard Yue, Mostafa Zahedi, Ghodrat Zargari and Carol Zhou.

The following entities have also been added to the sanction list of the US Department of the Treasury:

Cosaling Business Trading Company, East Star Compay, Ervin Danesh Aryan Company, Maher Trading and Construction Company, Mirage for Engineering and Trading, Mirage for Wast Management and Environmental Services, MKS Internatioal CO. LTD., NINGBO New Century Import and Export Company, Ofogh Sabze Darya Company, REEM Pharmeutical, Royal Pearl General T.R.D., Zist Tajhiz Pooyesh Company.


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