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US sanctions 7 Iranian individuals, 2 entities


US Treasury Department has imposed new sanctions on seven Iranians and two entities over their involvement in cyber attacks and suupporting the Shiite country's nuclear programme, Reuetrs reported Thursday.


The announcement, made on the Treasury Department's website, freezes their assets in the US and banns US individuals from doing businesses with them.

The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on seven Iranian individuals and two entities, alleging involvement in either malicious cyber activities or enabling Tehran’s nuclear program.

The action, announced on the U.S. Treasury Department’s website, freezes any assets they may hold in the United States and prohibits U.S. individuals from doing business with them.