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U.S. Sanctions Malaysia-Based Agent For Iran's Mahan Air

Germanwings Airbus A319-132 (Registartion: D-AGWA) pushed back and Mahan Airbus A310 taxied at Duesseldorf International Airport (DUS/EDDL).
WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters)

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday it had sanctioned a Malaysia-based sales agent for Mahan Air, an Iranian airline already under U.S. sanctions in connection with Iran's alleged support for international terrorism.

"As a result of today’s action, all property and interests in property of Mahan Travel and Tourism Sdn Bhd that are or come within U.S. jurisdiction are blocked," the department said in a statement.

(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed; writing by Mohammad Zargham; editing by David Alexander)