WORLD Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force 'blind vindictiveness'

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Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force 'blind vindictiveness'

AFP

19:15, October 17, 2018

Iran called new US sanctions against its paramilitary Basij group an act of "blind vindictiveness" on Tuesday.

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Bahram Ghasemi, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman. (Photo: VCG)

"America's new sanctions are a clear insult to international and legal mechanisms and a result of the American government's blind vindictiveness against the Iranian nation," said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi.

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