US Seizes Boeing 747 Iran Illegally Sold to Venezuelan Firm

US Seizes Boeing 747 Iran Illegally Sold to Venezuelan Firm

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The U.S. federalgovernment has took a Boeing 747 freight aircraft that authorities state was formerly offered by a approved Iranian airlinecompany to a state-owned Venezuelan company in offense of American export control laws.

The Justice Department stated Monday that the American-built aircraft had gothere in Florida and would be disposed of.

The aircraft had earlier been moved from Iranian airlinecompany Mahan Air — which authorities haveactually declared supplies assistance for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force — to Emtrasur, a Venezuelan freight airlinecompany and subsidiary of a state-owned company that had formerly been approved by the United States. Officials stated the sale, done without U.S. federalgovernment permission, broke export control laws and poorly benefited Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard.

Mahan Air has for years been subject to U.S. federalgovernment constraints on its organization.

“The Justice Department is dedicated to guaranteeing that the complete force of U.S. laws reject hostile state stars the suggests to engage in malign activities th

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