On Friday, February 2, the administration of US President, trump announced the introduction of sanctions against six individuals and seven companies linked to terrorist organizations «Hezbollah».
As reported by RIA Novosti, in the «black list» included the natives of Lebanon Jihad Kansa, Kansa Ali, Issam Saad, Abdul Saad, Nabil Assaf, Muhammad Badr al-DIN. They all represent the company, or otherwise associated with Hizbullah and its financial operations.
Under the sanctions were the following companies registered in Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana: the Blue Lagoon Group Ltd. Dolphin Trading Company Limited, Golden Fish Liberia Ltd. Golden Fish’s.a.l., Kanso Fishing Agency Limited, Sky Star Trade Company and Trade Ghana Limited.
According to CBS News, the administration trump has called the move «the first wave of the campaign of global pressure, which will continue throughout the year».
«We will be tireless in identifying and dismantling the networks of financial support for Hizbullah throughout the world,» said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Immediately two officials of the administration, trump said that Hizbullah is involved in the conflict, which «can turn into something destructive» and a threat to Israel’s security.
According to the administration trump, every year Iran sends Hezbollah $ 700 million, making this organization as its main stronghold in the Arab world.
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