(Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on
three people and three companies in the Philippines, Turkey and Somalia that
supported the Islamic State militant group, including a business that procured
parts for unmanned aircraft.
The U.S. Treasury, in a statement, said it had imposed sanctions on
Abdulpatta Escalon Abubakar for providing financial and material support for
Islamic State and its network in the Philippines.
It sanctioned Yunus Emre Sakarya and his Turkey-based firm Profesyoneller
Elektronik for procuring parts for unmanned aircraft for Islamic State. And it
sanctioned Mohamed Mire Ali Yusuf and his firms Liibaan Trading and Al Mutafaq
Commercial Company for activities supporting Islamic State in Somalia.
(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Susan Heavey)