U.S. Sanc­tions Iran­ian Offi­cials For Try­ing To Assas­si­nate U.S. Offi­cials

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U.S. Sanctions Iranian Officials For Trying To Assassinate U.S. Officials

The Depart­ment of the Treasury’s Office of For­eign Assets Con­trol (OFAC) announced this week new sanc­tions against offi­cers in Iran’s Islam­ic Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Guard Corps (IRGC) for their efforts to assas­si­nate U.S. gov­ern­ment offi­cials.
OFAC sanc­tioned Majid Dast­jani Fara­hani and Moham­mad Mah­di Khan­pour Ardestani for hav­ing “recruit­ed indi­vid­u­als for var­i­ous oper­a­tions in the Unit­ed States, to include lethal tar­get­ing of cur­rent and for­mer U.S. Gov­ern­ment offi­cials as revenge for the death of Islam­ic Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Guard Corps-Qods Force Com­man­der Qasem Soleimani.”
“Fara­hani and Ardestani also recruit­ed in …