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U.S. imposes sanctions against Iran central bank governor

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday sanctioned Iran's central bank governor Valiollah Seif and Iraq-based Al-Bilad Islamic Bank for trafficking millions of dollars for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard, the second batch of sanctions by the Trump administration since it withdrew from the Iran 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 U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement.It also blacklisted ...

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