Iran sanctions 51 Americans for his role in the murder of Soleimani

Iran has sanctioned another 51 Americans for being involved in the attack with a drone that, on January 3, 2020, ended in Baghdad with General Qasem soleimaniy,

Iran sanctions 51 Americans for his role in the murder of Soleimani

Iran has sanctioned another 51 Americans for being involved in the attack with a drone that, on January 3, 2020, ended in Baghdad with General Qasem soleimaniy, his companions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry reported.

Among the new sanctioned, whose names was published today in a statement from the Foreign Ministry of Iran, are the head of the joint state of the US armed forces, Mark Millyy, the US National Security Advisor Robert Charles or ' Brien JR, the Undersecretary Deputy National Security of the US, Matthew F. Pottinger and the head of the Central Command of the USA. (Centcom), General Kenneth McKenzie.

The list of 51 new sanctions also includes the founder of the Blackwater Private Military Firm, Erik Dean Prince, and the exrepresentative of the United States before the United Nations, Nikki Haley nimp.

The statement notes that the sanctions participated in decision-making, planning, organization, financing, support, direction or implementation of the terrorist act against Soleimani or "supporting that atrocious crime have promoted terrorism that is a threat to international peace and security. ".

In October 2020 and January 2021, Iran had sanctioned several American heads for the attempt against Soleimani, including Donald Trump, who was at that time president of the United States; The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Execretary of Defense Mark Esper, among others.

The new sanctions as well as the previous ones, allow to confiscate the assets of these individuals in Iran, according to the communiqué of today of the Foreign Ministry of Iran. Soleimani, ex general at the forefront of the Quds force of the Guardians of the Iranian Revolution (IRGC), died in a bombing of an American Dron on January 3, 2020 near the international airport of Baghdad.

This list of sanctions is published in the midst of negotiations in Vienna to rescue the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Updated Date: 08 January 2022, 11:46

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