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US imposes sweeping sanctions on Iran, targets Khamenei-linked foundation


The United States on Wednesday imposed broad sanctions targeting Iran, blacklisting a foundation controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and taking aim at what Washington called Iran's human rights abuses a year after a deadly crackdown on anti-government demonstrators. FRANCE 24's Reza Sayah tells us more.

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