The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against three more Iranian security officials under the pretext of supporting protests in Iran.

Iran PressAmerica: In a statement on Wednesday, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three Iranian security officials for the alleged human rights violations during the foreign-backed riots in some Iranian cities.

Hassan Asgari, Alireza Moradi, and Mohammad Taghi Osanloo were the latest Iranian officials cited by the Treasury Department.

Iran has condemned the western powers for fomenting riots and has warned them not to interfere in Iran's internal affairs over the issue.

The Iranian authorities have said the US and other Western countries are seeking to make Iran give up its steadfastness in supporting the Iranian nation's rights at the negotiating table by fomenting riots and increasing the pressures.

In relevant remarks earlier today, Foreign Minister Hossein Amri-Abdollahian said that western countries' plots to push Iran into chaos by fomenting riots and finally dividing Iran failed.


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