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The US sanctioned two UAE companies for supplying an Iranian airline

August 20, 2020

The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Wednesday the imposition of sanctions on UAE-based Parthia Cargo and Delta Parts, which supply spare parts and American materials to Iranian airline Mahan Air, which Washington he accused of defending Syria and interests To have destabilized Venezuela and to serve them.

“The Iranian regime is using Mahan Air as a tool to spread its destabilizing agenda around the world, including corrupt regimes in Syria and Venezuela and terrorist groups across the Middle East,” the Treasury Secretary has accused. United States, Steven T. Mnuchin.

According to the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), both companies “provided key parts and logistics services” to the Iranian airline, selected by the White House to support the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Quds Force.

The US sanctioned two UAE companies for supplying an Iranian airlineThe US sanctioned two UAE companies for supplying an Iranian airline

The United States claims that both Parthia Cargo and Delta Parts Supply FZC are “helping Mahan Air maintain its fleet of Western aircraft,” allowing the airline to pursue the Tehran’s government’s “destabilizing agenda” through activities that include transporting terrorists and deadly cargo to Syria “aimed at empowering Syrian President Bashar al Assad, and sending” Iranian technicians and equipment to Venezuela “to help reactivate fuel production.

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