US Treasury to brief UAE, Israel on Iran pressure

26.11.2011                      29.Cheschwan. 5772                      Toldot

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US Treasury to brief UAE, Israel on Iran pressure

Washington will explain declaration of Tehran as "money laundering concern," discuss possible steps on central bank.

The US Treasury will send its top national security official to the United Arab Emirates and Israel this weekend to brief government officials on new US actions to increase financial pressure on Iran.
The US Treasury said David Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, will discuss the Obama administration's decision to declare Iran a jurisdiction of "primary money laundering concern" during the Nov. 26-29 trip….