US Embassy in Baghdad: Washington will continue to hold accountable the Iraqis involved in violations and corruptionBy [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] 2 hours ago
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US Embassy in Baghdad
announced that the US embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Washington 's determination to continue " the accountability of individuals involved Banthakt human rights", commenting on the imposition of sanctions on the Iraqi figures of four days ago.
"The United States has taken action against four individuals in Iraq involved in corruption or human rights abuses," the embassy said in a statement.
"These sanctions include a ban on networking with US financial institutions, a ban on the ability to deal with US companies, or visas to visit the United States."
"These steps demonstrate our commitment to working with the Iraqi government and all Iraqis against corruption and human rights abuses committed by government officials," the statement said.
"We will continue to hold accountable individuals involved in human rights abuses, including persecution of religious minorities and corrupt officials who use their positions to fill their pockets with money and to monopolize power for them at the expense of their citizens," he said.
Last Thursday, US Vice President Mike Bens announced sanctions on four Iraqi figures: the popular Babylonian clergy commander, Rayyan Chaldean, the commander of the Popular 30 Popular Brigade, the former governor of Nineveh, Nawfal al-Aakoub, President of the Axis Alliance, Ahmed Jubouri "Abu Mazen".
"Let me be clear, the United States will not stand by while Iranian-backed militias are spreading terror," Pens said at a high-level ministerial conference on religious freedoms.
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) listed two warlords, Ryan Chaldean and Qadu, as well as two former Iraqi governors, Nawaf Hammadi al-Sultan and Ahmad, in a statement on its website. Jubouri".
"The United States is taking action against four people in Iraq who are involved in serious human rights abuses or corruption," said Seagal Mandler, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.
Al-Qaddu, the commander of the "30 Brigade" of the pro-Iranian Popular Rally, is responsible for "serious human rights violations, complicity or participation directly or indirectly" And an official in an entity "whose members have committed or have committed grave violations of human rights".
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