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Jack Lew Tells Joint ‘US Will Move Against Iran Sanctions Busters’

By: JTA

The United States is prepared to move against violators of its sanctions against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

“Our enforcement of the sanctions regime will be as unflinching as ever, so any CEO, general counsel or businessperson who thinks now might be a time to test our resolve better think again,” said Lew, who received the JDC’s Morgenthau Award from the JDC on Wednesday to commemorate the group’s 100 years of partnership with the U.S. government at its Centennial Dinner.

“We are watching closely, and we are prepared to move against anyone, anywhere who violates, or attempts to violate, our sanctions,” he said.

Lew voiced his support for sanctions against Iran and maintained, “This agreement does not prevent us from implementing our existing sanctions or imposing new sanctions targeting Iran’s sponsorship of terrorism or its abuse of basic human rights.”

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4 Responses to “Jack Lew Tells Joint ‘US Will Move Against Iran Sanctions Busters’”

  1. Gonzalo Alberto says:

    If only they would apply the same resolute to the Cuban Sanctions and human rights abuses as they do for Iran.

  2. Lights and sirens should be going off. JACK LEW LIES ABOUT EVERYTHING!

  3. Earl W. Littlefield Jr says:

    Wink, wink, wink…. Like America's borders, It's easier, faster, & cheaper to go around US checkpoints than through them and 10 times as many get rewarded compared to those punished for getting caught……

  4. AC Stubbs says:

    are they going to blame Iran attacking Israel on a video like they did in BenGhazi?

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