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Pompeo announces sanctioning 11 businesses for helping Iran export oil products

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The US imposed sanctions on 11 businesses on Thursday, which it accused of helping Iran bypass a ban on oil exports, Arab News reported.
The US Treasury said it had designated six entities in various countries for supporting Triliance Petrochemical, a company already sanctioned for selling petroleum products.
The State Department also imposed sanctions on five entities and three people for “knowingly engaging in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petroleum or petroleum products from Iran.”
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: “Iran must stop exploiting its natural resources to fund terror and destruction across the region.”
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