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US sanctions firms over Iranian drone production, shipment to Russia

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Friday, 09 September, 2022, 10:42
US sanctions firms over Iranian drone production, shipment to Russia

The United States Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian company for coordinating transport of Iranian drones to Russia as well as 3 companies involved in their production.

The United States accuses Iran of supplying drones to Russia for use in its war in Ukraine.

The US Treasury Department in a statement said it designated Tehran-based Safiran Airport Services, accusing it of coordinating Russian military flights between Iran and Russia, including those associated with transporting drones, personnel and related equipment.