Sunday, September 25, 2022

US Sanctions Al-Qaeda Supporters Are Working From Turkey

The US Treasury Department sanctioned five al-Qaeda supporters for allegedly helping the terrorist group with financial aid.

The department said henchmen backing al-Qaeda were operating out of Turkey.

“We will continue to work with our foreign partners, including Turkey, to expose and disrupt al-Qaeda’s financial support network,” Treasury Department official Andrea Gacki said in a statement.

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The department said Egyptian lawyer Majdi Salim, whom it described as the main facilitator, was sanctioned along with Egyptian financial courier Muhammad Nasr al-Din al-Ghazlani and Turkish nationals Nuretin Muslihan, Sebrel Guzel and Soner Guerlain. Went.

“As a result of today’s action, all property and interest in the property of these persons named above, and of any entity that is directly or indirectly owned by them, personally, or other blocked persons, is 50 percent or more Those who are in the United States or in the possession or control of American persons must be blocked and reported to OFAC (Foreign Assets Control Office),” the department said in a statement.

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“Unless authorized by a general or specific license issued by OFAC or otherwise exempted, the terms of OFAC generally apply to all transactions by US persons or the United States (including transactions relocating to the United States) which includes any property or interest in the blocked or designated property or otherwise blocked persons,” the statement added.

Some information about this report has been received from Reuters.

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