Friday, December 16, 2011

More U.S. Meddling in the Middle East

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen will travel to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain December 17 – 20, 2011 to discuss regional issues related to sanctions against Iran and Syria as well as the United States’ continued efforts to combat global terrorism.

According to the Treasury, Under Secretary Cohen will meet with senior government officials in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Manama, Bahrain to discuss options to increase pressure on the Government of Iran, including potential financial measures targeting the Central Bank of Iran.

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