Elliott Abrams, US special representative for Iran, speaks during an interview at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi on November 12. Photo: AP
Elliott Abrams, US special representative for Iran, speaks during an interview at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi on November 12. Photo: AP

US sanctions Chinese firms, claiming they are promoting Iran’s missile programme

  • Penalties imposed on Chengdu Best New Materials Co. and Zibo Elim Trade Company, as well as Russia’s Nilco Group, Elecon and Aviazapchast
  • Trump administration is planning more sanctions in coming weeks related to arms, weapons of mass destruction and human rights violations

Elliott Abrams, US special representative for Iran, speaks during an interview at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi on November 12. Photo: AP
Elliott Abrams, US special representative for Iran, speaks during an interview at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi on November 12. Photo: AP
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