November 24, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
NEW YORK // The UAE is implementing United Nations sanctions against Iran, including barring some Iranian ships from its ports, banning some of its citizens from entering or transiting through the country, and empowering Emirati officials to inspect shipmentstravelling to or from Iran, the government has told the UN.
In an official report to the committee monitoring the implementation of UN sanctions against Iran, the UAE outlined a co-ordinated effort by multiple ministries and agencies to comply with Security Council sanctions.
The UN imposed a fourth round of trade curbs against Tehran on June 9 designed to halt Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by targeting Iranian cargo, financial transactions and firms run by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines.