WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Division introduced sanctions Thursday in opposition to 5 males in Turkey suspected of offering monetary companies and journey help to al-Qaida.
The 5 are a mixture of Turkish and Egyptian nationals who Treasury mentioned offered numerous types of help to senior members of the group that carried out the 9/11 assaults and different plots in opposition to the U.S.
Treasury’s designation of the lads freezes any belongings they’ve below U.S. jurisdiction and shuts them out of a lot of the worldwide monetary system. It’s a part of a long-running marketing campaign in opposition to the help community for al-Qaida.
The U.S. is working with Turkey and different allies because it seeks to “expose and disrupt” the group’s help networks, Andrea Gacki, the director of Treasury’s Workplace of International Belongings Management, mentioned in asserting the transfer.
Amongst these designated are Majdi Salim, an Egyptian born lawyer who the company mentioned is without doubt one of the main facilitators of al-Qaida actions in Turkey. The U.S. mentioned he’s the previous chief of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, after taking on that position from al-Qaida chief Ayman Zawahiri.
The others had been recognized as Muhammad Nasr al-Din al-Ghazlani, an Egyptian nationwide; Nurettin Muslihan, a Turkish nationwide; Cebrail Guzel, a Turkish nationwide; and Soner Gurleyen, a Turkish nationwide.
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