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22 October 2020

The U.S. Treasury Department designated “five Iranian entities for attempting to influence elections in the U.S.”, including the IRGC and Quds Force. The U.S. additionally designated Iran’s ambassador to Iraq, asserting that he had “helped direct a variety of IRGC-QF activities in Iraq for many years, including training and providing support for Iraqi militia groups and facilitating large-scale financial transactions involving the IRGC-QF”. The Iranian Foreign Ministry subsequently sanctioned the U.S. ambassador to Baghdad and two other U.S. diplomats in Iraq. 

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