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Italy bans Iranian Mahan Airlines's flights after U.S. sanctions

Christian Fernsby |
Following U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Rome, Italian government announced that Iranian Mahan Airlines' flights to the country have been stopped.

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Topics: ITALY    IRAN    MAHAN AIR    U.S.    SANCTIONS   

According to the Italian newspaper 'La Stampa', the Italian government, like its European counterparts France and Germany, has banned Mahan flights under the U.S. pressures.

The move takes place while Pompeo in his recent visit to Rome urged Italian officials to ban the Mahan Air carrier from accessing Italy’s airspace.

Mahan Airlines operates flights to Rome and Milan each week.

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