– The U.S. Treasury Department introduced Thursday five Iranian companies in the sanctions list.
According to the website of the U.S. Treasury, so-called secondary sanctions imposed against the following companies: Shahid Eslami Research Center, Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Industries Moghaddam Shahid, Shahid and Shahid Sanikhani Industries Shustari Industries.
Later it was said that sanctions were imposed against five Iranian agencies “linked to key elements of the programme to develop ballistic missiles of Iran”.
“These sanctions are imposed against key companies associated with Iran’s program to develop ballistic weapons that the Iranian regime praises over the economic welfare of the people of Iran. While the Iranians suffer, their government and the Islamic revolutionary Guards Corps sponsored foreign military, terrorist groups and actions aimed at the violation of human rights”, – quotes the website words of Finance Minister Stephen Mnuchin.
According to him, “the United States will continue to strongly compete with the other activities of the Iranian regime, including imposing additional sanctions in connection with violation of human rights”.