US Treasury sanctions 10 new Iran-controlled firms

Reuters, Wednesday 1 Dec 2010

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it extended weapons-related sanctions against Iran to 10 additional businesses and five individuals it said were affiliated with Bank Mellat and state-owned Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines.

The Treasury previously blacklisted Bank Mellat and IRISL under sanctions targeting alleged supporters of Iran's nuclear development program.

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