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December 31, 2015 11:36 am

US to Sanction Companies Tied to Iran Missile Program

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An underground Iranian missile base. The US is close to announcing sanctions against several companies and individuals for their ties to Iran’s ballistic missile program. Photo: Screenshot.

An underground Iranian missile base. The US is close to announcing sanctions against several companies and individuals for their ties to Iran’s ballistic missile program. Photo: Screenshot.

The U.S. Treasury Department is close to announcing sanctions against several companies and individuals for their ties to Iran’s ballistic missile program, a person familiar with the matter said.

The Obama administration, which is implementing a landmark accord aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program, was criticized earlier this month by Republican Senator Bob Corker for a lax response to Iran’s possible launch of a ballistic missile and has said it would take appropriate action.

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  • E Pluribus Wombat

    The Administration refuses and is unable to name these ‘companies’. Moreover, no one older than 13 believes the administration would do this. Obama is more likely to sanction companies that helped a family build a second bathroom on their home in Kiryat Arba.

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