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US Sanctions 2 Companies in Iran Plane Purchases

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on two firms based in Iraq and in the United Arab Emirates for helping Iran purchase second-hand civilian aircraft. The U.S. Treasury said the sanctions applied to Iraq-based Al-Naser Airlines as well as UAE-based Sky Blue Bird Aviation for providing support to Iranian airline Mahan Air. The sanctions came after a senior Israeli official took a swipe at the United States over Iran's purchase of used commercial planes in the past three...

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