US sanctions against Hezbollah

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 21:31:27 +0200

WASHINGTON, AUGUST 29 - The US has launched sanctions against the Lebanese Jammal Trust Bank and its subsidiaries accusing it of facilitating Hezbollah's financial activities and against four individuals for having moved money from the body of guards of the Islamic revolution (Pasdaran) to Hamas through Hezbollah . This was stated by a senior American administration official in a telephone briefing in which ANSA also participated. "They serve to increase pressure on Iran," he added.