Tehran feels the financial pressure

It’s impossible to know the veracity of these allegations – and military threats against Iran continue – but such reports merely add to the ongoing pressure on the Islamic Republic:

A Kuwaiti newspaper published over the weekend a list of 66 senior Iranian government officials holding a fortune totaling some $16 billion abroad, according to American estimates. The fortune is comprised of US dollars (about $9 billion), euros (about €4.3 billion) and pound sterling (about …£1.15 billion).

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