U.S. imposes sweeping sanctions on Iran, targets Khamenei-linked foundation
By Daphne Psaledakis , Humeyra Pamuk
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday imposed broad sanctions targeting Iran, blacklisting a foundation controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and taking aim at what Washington called Iran’s human rights abuses a year after a deadly crackdown on anti-government demonstrators.
FILE PHOTO: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a virtual speech, on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad...