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Banking chief in Iran placed on terror list; new U.S. sanctions target access to financial network

By Compiled by Democrat-Gazette staff from wire reports

This article was published May 16, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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In this Aug. 20, 2017 photo, Iran's Central Bank Governor, Valiollah Seif, sits in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran.

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday accused the head of Iran's central bank of funneling money to Hezbollah and designated him a global terrorist, placing further financial constraints on Tehran a week after Trump called for reimposing sanctions that were lifted as part of a 2015 nuclear deal.

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TimberTopper says... May 16, 2018 at 8:29 a.m.

Dictator Trump will find out he cannot rule to whole world. The money will continue to go where they want it to go. He has drove a wedge between the USA and our European Allies, thereby helping his bud Putin.

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GeneralMac says... May 16, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.

All that money $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Barack HUSSEIN Obama released back to Iran via that 2 bit " deal "is ending up financing operations in Syria and other countries .

Follow the money trail !

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