US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced Thursday night that the US government is prioritizing the Hamas movement, according to News i Agency’s International Group.
According to the news agency “Sputnik”Hamas has been set as a target for the US government’s counterterrorism sanctions, and we prioritize targeting Hamas and its allies,” Yellen told US lawmakers.
“We target a large number of Hamas-affiliated individuals and entities around the world,” he said. [تحریم] “We have included a host of charities around the world that have been considered as important fundraising mechanisms.”
“We are also working closely with the judiciary, which is vulnerable to Hamas, to strengthen its anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing framework,” Yellen said.
The US Treasury Secretary’s remarks come as Congress’ recent bill to impose sanctions on Hamas following the 12-day war against Israel failed to get enough votes.
In the light of the recent victory of the Palestinian resistance groups in the 12-day war, a group of American lawmakers had introduced a plan to sanction individuals and institutions supporting Hamas and other Palestinian resistance groups. It was a plan.
The plan came as US President Joe Biden defended the regime’s brutal attacks on Gaza since the start of a new wave of clashes between the Zionist regime and Palestinian resistance groups, calling it “Israel’s right to defend itself.” کرد.
His support for the Zionist regime provoked a wave of criticism even inside the United States, to the point that, according to Axius, in one of his telephone conversations with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he stated that he could not resist more pressure. The fire was extinguished as soon as possible.