U.S. Treasury slams Iranian-backed Hezbollah officials

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 9, 2019 19:09
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US Treasury announced on Tuesday OFAC [Office of Foreign Assets Control] designated Hezbollah Members of Parliament Amin Sherri and Muhammad Hasan Ra’d, and Hezbollah security official Wafiq Safa are now considered by it as under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists.


As a result of today’s action, all property and interests in property of these targets that are in the United States or in the possession or control of US persons must be blocked and reported. Since 2017 50 people who are connected to the terrorist group had been placed under the Executive Order. 


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