U.S. sanctions two Ukrainian air carriers over Iran, Iraq ties

10:00, 15 September 2017
Economy
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The United States imposed sanctions against two Ukrainian air carriers for cooperation with companies from Iran and Iraq, as reported on the website of the U.S. Treasury.

REUTERS

In total, restrictive measures were imposed against 11 legal entities and individuals for cooperation with Iranian companies and persons under sanctions.

“OFAC also designated Ukraine-based Khors Aircompany and Dart Airlines pursuant to the global terrorism E.O. 13224 for aiding designated Iranian and Iraqi airlines through the provision of aircraft and services,” the release said.

Read alsoTwo Dutch companies taking part in Kerch bridge construction projectUkrainian companies have cooperated with the Iranian companies Caspian Air and Mahan Air and Iraq’s Al-Naser Airlines, which were sanctioned in the period from 2011 to 2015.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the EU Council extended anti-Russian sanctions imposed for the aggression against Ukraine's territorial integrity.

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