Thursday, September 21, 2023

Canada targets senior Iran officials with new sanctions

OTTAWA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Canada on Tuesday imposed new Iran-related sanctions targeting seven people who Ottawa accused of being involved in activities threatening international peace and security, according to a statement from the Canadian foreign ministry.

The sanctioned individuals include a former commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and other senior Iranian officials involved in entities that supply materials to Iran’s national Law Enforcement Command, the foreign ministry said. …