According to the statement, the sanctioned companies have, directly and/or indirectly, been involved in the brutal atrocities committed by the Zionist regime in the occupied Palestinian territories, or they have supported the regime's terrorist activities and Israel's development of Zionist settlements on the Palestinian soil against the Resolution 2334 adopted by the United Nations Security Council urging Tel Aviv to stop construction of new settlements.
Iran on Sunday announced that it has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The sanctions are active as of March 21 and will remain in place for two years.
Two days after Washington announced that it will impose sanctions on 30 foreign companies and individuals linked to Iran's ballistic missile program, Tehran announced that 15 American companies have been sanctioned due to their relations with Israel and human rights violations.
It was not immediately clear if any of the companies had any dealings with Iran or whether they would be affected in any way by Tehran's action.
Eleven entities and individuals were sanctioned for transfers of sensitive items to Iran's ballistic missile program.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry did not specify the names of the companies but said that any transactions with these companies and businesses shall be prohibited, their assets shall be subject to freezing, and no visas shall be issued for individuals holding positions in or associated with these corporations.
The following companies are put into the blacklist of anti-humanitarian companies sanctioned by the government of Iran; BENI Tal, United Technologies produces, RAYTHEON, ITT Corporation, Re/Max Real Estate, Oshkosh Corporation, Magnum Research Inc, Magnum Research Inc., Kahr Arms, M۷ Aerospace, Military Armament Corporation, Lewis Machine and Tool Company, Daniel Defense, Bushmaster Firearms International, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, and H-S Precision, Inc.