U.S. Arrests Top Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions Probe
by Isobel Finkel
and Christian Berthelsen
March 28, 2017, 12:01 PM EDT March 28, 2017, 3:37 PM EDT
A senior executive at one of Turkey’s largest state-owned banks was arrested in the U.S. Tuesday on charges of conspiring to evade trade sanctions on Iran, escalating a case that has prompted diplomatic tensions and political maneuvering between the two countries.
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