What a Designated Terrorist IRGC Could Mean for the U.S.

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Iran’s Supreme National Security Council is taking retaliatory steps after President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. will designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a ‘foreign terrorist organization’. Iran now says it will designate U.S. Central Command as a ‘terrorist organization’. 

The IRGC designation will impose economic sanctions, visa restrictions and legal penalties against those who provide support to the group.

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