Erdoğan knew of alleged Iranian scheme to evade sanctions via Turkey, court told

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Jurors in New York hear businessman Reza Zarrab describe money laundering network to enable Iran to access global markets

A scheme Iran allegedly used to evade sanctions through a state-owned bank in Turkey has been detailed in court by a businessman who claimed the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, had been aware of the billion-dollar operation.

In a case that has strained relations between Turkey and the US, Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader, described a sprawling money laundering network that allowed Iran access to international markets from 2010 to 2015 in violation of sanctions over its nuclear programme.

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