Reuters has a new report out that looks at Iranian financial activity inside Turkey and western concerns that the country, which has booming trade relations with Tehran, could become a safe haven for Iranians seeking to avoid the nuclear sanctions placed on their country. From the article:
Turkey and other U.S. allies have been allowing Iranian
banks with suspected links to Tehran's nuclear program to do business within
their borders, frustrating Western countries trying to put a financial squeeze
on the Islamic Republic, Reuters has learned.
An examination of classified reports and interviews with
Western diplomats, government and intelligence officials underscore that Turkey
and others have resisted international pressure to make it harder for Iran to
finance its uranium enrichment program.
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