An American tourist buys packages of pistachios in Germany. The pistachios in the package have an origin from Iran. If the tourists buys the Iranian origin pistachios in Germany and brings them back to the United States, is the tourist violating the US Sanctions on Iran?
The product was purchased for personal consumption, in small amounts in another country.
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You need to consult the Department of Commerce regulations on foreign banned countries' products. I think it would be unwise to bring anything produced in Iran (even an agricultural product) to the US. Eat the pistachios in Germany.
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