OFAC AND 6 GULF STATES SANCTION TALIBAN FACILITATORS AND THEIR IRANIAN SUPPORTERS

On 29th November, the US Treasury announced that the 7 member nations of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC – being Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE) took significant actions to expose and disrupt Taliban actors and their Iranian sponsors that seek to undermine the security of the Afghan Government.   The TFTC Member States (including OFAC in the US) have designated 9 individuals associated with the Taliban, including those facilitating Iranian support to bolster the terrorist group.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/featured-stories/treasury-and-the-terrorist-financing-targeting-center-partners-sanction

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20181023.aspx

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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