US pushes UN to tighten Iran sanctions blacklist

France 24 | Jun 26, 2019 at 5:23 PM
  • The United States has asked the UN Security Council to update its sanctions blacklist on Iran after complaining of lapses in enforcing travel bans and asset freezes.
  • The UN blacklist contains the names of 23 individuals and 61 entities linked to Iran’s nuclear activities, including the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Qods force, Major General Qasem Soleimani.
  • All 81 people and entities are subject to a global travel ban and asset freeze to be enforced by all UN member-states.