US imposes sanctions on Iranian entities active in oil sector (
This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The United States on October 26 imposed fresh sanctions targeting key Iranian companies, entities, and individuals active in the country's oil sector. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that the activity of those sanctioned supports the Quds Force, the elite foreign paramilitary and espionage arm of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. 'The regime in Iran uses the petroleum sector to fund the destabilizing activities of the IRGC-QF,' Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement. “The Iranian regime continues to prioritize its support for