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Bombshell testimony implicates Erdogan in Iran sanctions evasion

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan personally signed off on a scheme that aimed to skirt sanctions placed on Iran, Reza Zarrab said in court on Wednesday. Zarrab, an Iranian-Turkish gold trader involved in the alleged scam to smuggle gold for oil, has been cooperating as a witness for US Federal prosecutors after pleading guilty to conspiring […]