05:57 GMT04 December 2020
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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has imposed sanctions on an Australia-based individual, Ahmed Luqman Talib, and his company for having assisted or provided support to the al-Qaeda* terrorist group, the Treasury Department said on Monday.

    "Today, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Australia-based al-Qa’ida-associated facilitator Ahmed Luqman Talib for having materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, Al-Qa’ida," the Treasury said in a statement.

    "OFAC also designated one company, Talib and Sons, for being owned, controlled, or directed by Ahmed Luqman Talib," the statement added. 

    *Al-Qaeda is a terrorist group banned in Russia. 

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