Iranian Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamanei makes a speech concerning Trump’s withdrawal resolution from Iran nuclear deal throughout a press convention in Tehran, Iran on Might 09, 2018.
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The US imposed sanctions on 9 individuals with ties to Iran Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, together with his chief of workers, one among his sons and the pinnacle of Iran’s judiciary, the U.S. Treasury Division stated on Monday.
The US additionally sanctioned Iran’s Armed Forces Basic Workers, the division stated within the assertion, which got here 40 years after Iran seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking greater than 50 People hostage.
“Right now the Treasury Division is focusing on the unelected officers who encompass Iran’s Supreme Chief, Ayatollah Khamenei, and implement his destabilizing insurance policies,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated in an announcement.
“These people are linked to a variety of malign behaviors by the…