DPRK and Iran Supply Military Equipment to Russia Sanctions Violation – US Treasury


The alleged supply of military equipment by North Korea and Iran to US-sanctioned Russian companies constitutes a violation of sanctions, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department said on Tuesday. of the Treasury, Elizabeth Rosenberg.

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – September 20, 2022) North Korea and Iran’s alleged supply of military equipment to U.S.-sanctioned Russian companies constitutes a sanctions violation, the Deputy Secretary for Finance has said. Terrorism and Financial Crimes in the United States Treasury Department Elizabeth Rosenberg said Tuesday.

“It is certainly a violation of sanctions when entities in Iran or North Korea provide military equipment to designated Russian entities,” Rosenberg told a Senate hearing. “Our approach here will be to continue to impose sanctions to hold these vendors accountable for designated Russian entities.

On Monday, the US Commerce Department reportedly added three Iranian cargo planes to a list of planes believed to have violated US export controls imposed on Russia in response to Moscow’s special military operation in Ukraine.

In September, the United States imposed sanctions on an Iranian air transport service provider allegedly involved in drone shipments to Russia for use in its special military operation in Ukraine.

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