U.S. court orders Japan bank to freeze transactions with Iran -media

TOKYO Wed May 16, 2012 7:34pm EDT

TOKYO May 17 (Reuters) - The New York District Court has ordered Japan's Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to freeze transactions with Iran, the Mainichi Shimbun reported on Thursday.

The newspaper said that the banking unit of Tokyo Mitsubishi Financial Group will cease transactions with Iranian banks for the time being.

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