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
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

Topic |   US-China relations
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
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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