AFGHAN NATIONAL SECURITY FORCES: LIMITED VISIBILITY OVER FUEL IMPORTS INCREASES THE RISK THAT U.S.-FUNDED FUEL PURCHASES COULD VIOLATE U.S. ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN

AFGHAN NATIONAL SECURITY FORCES: LIMITED VISIBILITY OVER FUEL IMPORTS INCREASES THE RISK THAT U.S.-FUNDED FUEL PURCHASES COULD VIOLATE U.S. ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN

Today, SIGAR released a report on the controls for the Afghan National Security Forces fuel supply process as they relate to the U.S. and international sanctions against Iran.  The report found limited visibility over fuel imports increases the risk that U.S.-funded fuel purchases could violate U.S. economic sanctions against Iran.  Additionally, the report notes that the Department of Defense is unable to determine if any of the

$1.1 billion in fuel purchased for the Afghan National Army between fiscal year 2007 and 2012 came from Iran, in violation of U.S. economic sanctions.

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