The US Treasury placed two United Arab Emirates-based companies on its sanctions blacklist Wednesday for their support of already-sanctioned Iran’s Mahan Air. UAE-based Parthia Cargo and Delta Parts Supply FZC “have provided key parts and logistics services for Mahan Air,” the Treasury said.
Mahan, one of Iran’s driving transporters, has been boycotted under US counterterrorism guidelines for its cozy relationship with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force, which Washington says does fear exercises in the Middle East.
Mahan Air particularly has been utilized by the progressive Guards to help the systems of Syrian pioneer Bashar al-Assad and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as indicated by the Treasury. “The Iranian system utilizes Mahan Air as an apparatus to spread its destabilizing plan far and wide, including to the degenerate systems in Syria and Venezuela, just as fear based oppressor bunches all through the Middle East. The United States will keep on making a move against those supporting this carrier,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an announcement.
In a similar activity the Treasury additionally positioned endorses on UAE-based Iranian national Amin Mahdavi, who the Treasury said either possesses or controls Parthia Cargo.