US Imposes New Sanctions over Missile Test

By John Lee.

The US has imposed fresh sanctions on 11 Iranian companies and individuals following Iran’s recent ballistic missile test.

The new sanctions prevent those named from using the US banking system.

Reuters cites Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari as saying that “the US sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program … have no legal or moral legitimacy.

A full list of the companies and entities involved can be found here.

(Sources: US Treasury Dept, Reuters)

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