In this file photo taken on March 10, 2016 Flowers on a tree bloom near the Treasury Department building in Washington, DC. AFP / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS
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The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions Thursday against six individuals and three companies it said had funneled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Al-Quds Force, just days after President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal.The Treasury Department said it was acting with the United Arab Emirates to disrupt the network and accused Iran's central bank of actively helping the group to access U.S. dollars held in foreign bank.The report said Iran's central bank had worked with other entities, including sanctioned Iranian companies, to find ways to obtain U.S. dollars, including using front companies and their networks.
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