21 March 2023

The U.S. sanctioned “four entities and three individuals in Iran and Turkey for their involvement in the procurement of equipment, including European-origin engines of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in support of Iran’s UAV and weapons programs”. The State Department maintained that “Iran’s proliferation of weapons destabilises the Middle East. The U.S. will continue to act to disrupt Iran’s proliferation of UAVs and work with Allies and partners to counter Iran’s weapons proliferation”.

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