By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US charges 3 Iranians with export control violations, extraditing 1 from Germany

The United States Department of Justice has announced the extradition of an Iranian national, Behzad Pourghannad, from Germany to the US to face charges of exporting and conspiring to export large quantities of carbon fibre to Iran in violation of US export controls. Carbon fibre can be used in aerospace engineering, the enrichment of uranium, and in missiles. Mr Pourghannad …

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Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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