Germany releases Iranian national accused of US sanctions evasion

Germany has released Ahmad Khalili, an Iranian national arrested in Germany in 2018, who was subject to an extradition request by US authorities over allegations that he violated US sanctions against Iran. Mr Khalili was said to have procured Cessna planes and parts for delivery to Iran. Mr Khalili returned to Iran with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif following the Munich …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

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 rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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