US imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions, targets Khamenei-linked foundation
FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a virtual speech, on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad's birthday, in Tehran, Iran November 3, 2020. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS
SULAIMANI — The United States on Wednesday (November 18) imposed Iran-related sanctions on dozens of individuals and entities, according to the US Treasury Department’s website, in Washington’s latest action to increase pressure on Tehran.
The sanctions targeted the Islamic Revolution Mostazafan Foundation, a foundation controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as well as the Iranian minister of intelligence and dozens of other entities and individuals, according to the department’s website.