UK issues Sanctions against former Governor of Nineveh

By John Lee.

The United Kingdom has issued sanctions against a number of individuals, including a former Governor of Nineveh province in Iraq.

Nawfal Hammadi Al-Sultan is alleged to have misappropriated public funds intended for reconstruction efforts, and to have improperly awarded contracts and other state property.

He is currently serving a five-year prison sentence in Iraq, and was previously sanctioned by the United States.

Full announcement here.

(Source: UK Government)

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