The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday announced sanctions against US individuals and entities, including the INCfor inciting “violence and riots” in Iran, in the midst of a wave of protests after the death of the young woman Mahsa Amini.
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The sanctions they apply to “ten individuals and four entities for having carried out activities against human rights, having interfered in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, having incited violence and unrest in Iran and incited terrorist acts”, according to the Iranian ministry.
These measures are directed, among others, at the head of the US Army Central Command (Centcom), Michael Corella, the INC and the National Guard American.
They involve a ban on granting travel and entry visas to Iran and the “freezing of their property and assets” in this country, according to the ministry.
Washington announced on October 26 Economic sanctions against Iranian officials and companies for their violent crackdown on recent protests.
Iran has been shaken by mass demonstrations since the death on September 16, Mahsa Aminia 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish woman who died three days after her arrest by morality police for allegedly violating the Islamic Republic’s dress code.
Dozens of people, mostly protesters but also members of the security forces, have been killed during the protests.
With information from AFP