New US sanctions on Iran – World News

The US has announced new sanctions against Iran. The US Treasury Department and State Department announced that, simultaneously with the UK and the European Union (EU), the US has imposed sanctions on 10 high-ranking Iranian officials and 1 organization determined to be associated with human rights violations in Iran. The US said it was the ninth sanctions move to target officials responsible for the crackdown on peaceful demonstrators since the start of the protests in Iran in 2022.

In a statement released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), sanction It was stated that the institution implemented was the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Cooperative Foundation, and sanctions were imposed on the Deputy Minister of Intelligence and Security and 4 senior Revolutionary Guards commanders in Iran, including 5 board members of the IRGC Cooperative Foundation.
The US Treasury Department said that among the Iranian officials who were sanctioned, Deputy Intelligence Minister Naser Rashedi, IRGC Commander Hossein Tanavar, Revolutionary Guards Commander of Western Region Headquarters in Kermanshah Mohammad Nazar Azimi, IRGC Western Region Deputy Commander Kourosh Asiabani, Revolutionary Guards Commander in Isfahan Province Mojtaba reported in.

It was shared that the names of Yahya Alaeddini, Jamal Ali Babaoradi, Ahmad Hasan Karimi, Aliasghar Norouzi, Sayted Aminollah Tabatabai are among the other authorized persons.

Brian E. Nelson, Secretary of the Treasury and Chief of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said in a statement.USA, Iranian continues its commitment to support its people in their demands for human rights and other fundamental freedoms. “We and our partners will continue to hold the Iranian regime accountable as long as violence, false trials, executions of protesters and other means of suppressing the population are implemented,” he said.