Trump Sanction Hits Iranian Airline linked to Syrian Military Aid

Sanction targets Thai company that helps Iran

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The Trump administration on Friday sanctioned a Thai company found to be aiding an Iranian airline that is transporting terrorists and other aid to Syria on behalf of embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

Sanctions have been placed on Thailand’s My Aviation Company Limited for aiding Iran’s Mahan Air carrier, a state-controlled entity that has been caught sending militants and cargo to Syria on a routine basis, according to the Treasury Department.

The latest sanctions come amid a larger crackdown by the Trump administration on Iran’s global terror and financial networks, actions that have crippled the Islamic Republic’s economy and sparked popular protests against the ruling regime.

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