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U.S. imposes sanctions against Iran central bank governor

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(Reuters) - The on Monday sanctioned and Iraq-based Al-Bilad for trafficking millions of dollars for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard, the second batch of sanctions by the since it withdrew from the nuclear deal last week.

"Seif has conspired with the IRGC-QF to move millions of dollars through the international financial system in a variety of foreign currencies to allow the IRGC-QF to fund its activities abroad," the said in a statement.

It also blacklisted Ali Tarzali, of the international department of Iran's central bank, and of Al-Bilad Islamic Bank,

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton)

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 20:50 IST