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The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for supporting terrorism, abusing human rights, and fueling unrest in Syria.
“Today we have designated the MOIS for abusing the basic rights of Iranian citizens and exporting its vicious practices to support the Syrian regime’s abhorrent crackdown on its own population,” David Cohen, the US Treasury Department undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a statement.
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security for exporting terror and violating human rights
Thursday's sanctions bar MOIS officials from travelling to the United States, freezes all property MOIS owns in the United States, and prevents US citizens or companies from dealings with MOIS.