Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Japan freezes assets of Iranian companies, individuals

Tuesday 22nd April

The cabinet on Tuesday approved new sanctions to freeze the assets of 12 organizations and 13 individuals related to Iran’s nuclear development programs, in line with a March 3 U.N. resolution.
Japan has already banned the entry of senior officials of Iran’s nuclear facilities and implemented other measures that did not require cabinet endorsement. Tuesday’s approval brings the total number of sanctions targets to 35 organizations and 40 individuals. (Kyodo News)


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