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June 13, 2016 11:24 am

Iran Spends $1.7 Billion of US Taxpayer Funds to Expand Military

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The Iranian flag.  Islamic Republic spent a recent payment by the United States of $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds to expand its military. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Iranian flag. The Islamic Republic spent a recent payment by the United States of $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds to expand its military. Photo: Wikipedia.

The State Department is staying silent after Iranian officials disclosed that the Islamic Republic spent a recent payment by the United States of $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds to expand and build-up its military, according to comments provided to the Washington Free Beacon.

The Obama administration earlier this year paid Iran $1.7 billion from a U.S. taxpayer-funded account in order to settle decades-old legal disputes with the Islamic Republic.

Read full story at The Washington Free Beacon.

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