America imposes sanctions on individuals and companies linked to “Hezbollah”

The Treasury added in a statement that the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has taken action against two individuals and two companies based there Lebanon because of Providing financial services to Hezbollahalong with another person who participated in the facilitation buy weapons for the group

The group was founded in 1982 by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards It is classified by the United States and other Western countries "Terrorist Organisation". Hezbollah is a group that enjoys strong influence in Lebanon due to its heavily armed wing, and the group increased in strength after joining the war in Syria in 2012 in support of President Bashar al-Assad.

Prohibition laws Office of Foreign Assets Control Generally all transactions by Americans or within the United States, that relate to any property or interests of the entities involved.

Among those sanctioned Thursday were Adel Muhammad Mansour, who was leading a quasi-financial institution run by Hezbollah, andHassan Khalilwho worked to buy weapons for Hezbollah, and Nasser Hassan, who worked with an entity that provided financial services to the group, according to the Treasury Department.

And last month, the United States issued sanctions on an international oil smuggling network that it said supports Hezbollah andIranian Quds Forceand targeted dozens of people, companies and carriers.

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The Treasury added in a statement that the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has taken action against two individuals and two companies based there Lebanon because of Providing financial services to Hezbollahalong with another person who participated in the facilitation buy weapons for the group

The group was founded in 1982 by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards It is classified by the United States and other Western countries as a “terrorist organization”. Hezbollah is a group that enjoys strong influence in Lebanon due to its heavily armed wing, and the group increased in strength after joining the war in Syria in 2012 in support of President Bashar al-Assad.

Prohibition laws Office of Foreign Assets Control Generally all transactions by Americans or within the United States, that relate to any property or interests of the entities involved.

Among those sanctioned Thursday were Adel Muhammad Mansour, who was leading a quasi-financial institution run by Hezbollah, andHassan Khalilwho worked to buy weapons for Hezbollah, and Nasser Hassan, who worked with an entity that provided financial services to the group, according to the Treasury Department.

And last month, the United States issued sanctions on an international oil smuggling network that it said supports Hezbollah andIranian Quds Forceand targeted dozens of people, companies and carriers.

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