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Actions Taken Pursuant to Executive Order 13382

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ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing on OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons the names of two newly-designated entities, whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005, “Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters.”

DATES:

The designation by the Director of OFAC, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, of the two entities identified in this notice was effective on January 23, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: (202) 622-2490, Office of Foreign Assets Control; Assistant Director for Policy, tel.: (202) 622-4855, Office of Foreign Assets Control; or Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: (202) 622-2410, Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: (202) 622-0077.

Background: On June 28, 2005, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) (“IEEPA”), issued Executive Order 13382 (70 FR 38567, July 1, 2005) (the “Order”), effective at 12:01 a.m. Eastern daylight time on June 29, 2005. In the Order, the President took additional steps with respect to the national emergency described and declared in Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them.

Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern; (3) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, any activity or transaction described in clause (2) above or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order; and (4) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order.

On January 23, 2011, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Justice, and other relevant agencies, designated two entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13382.

The list of additional designees is as follows:

BANK TEJARAT, P.O. Box 11365-5416, 152 Taleghani Avenue, Tehran 15994, Iran; 130, Zandi Alley, Taleghani Avenue, No 152, Ostad Nejat Ollahi Cross, Tehran 14567, Iran; 124-126 Rue de Provence, Angle 76 bd Haussman, Paris 75008, France; P.O. Box 734001, Rudaki Ave 88, Dushanbe 734001, Tajikistan; Office C208, Beijing Lufthansa Center No 50, Liangmaqiao Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100016, China; c/o Europaisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG, Depenau 2, D-20095, Hamburg, Germany; P.O. Box 119871, 4th Floor, c/o Persia International Bank PLC, The Gate Bldg, Dubai City, United Arab Emirates; c/o Persia International Bank, 6 Lothbury, London EC2R 7HH, United Kingdom; SWIFT/BIC BTEJ IR TH; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [NPWMD] [IFSR]

BANK TORGOVOY KAPITAL ZAO (a.k.a. TC BANK; a.k.a. TK BANK; a.k.a. TK BANK ZAO; a.k.a. TORGOVY KAPITAL (TK BANK); a.k.a. TRADE CAPITAL BANK; a.k.a. TRADE CAPITAL BANK (TC BANK); a.k.a. ZAO BANK TORGOVY KAPITAL), 3 Kozlova Street, Minsk 220005, Belarus; Registration ID 30 (Belarus); SWIFT/BIC BBTK BY 2X; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [NPWMD] [IFSR]

Dated: January 23, 2012.

Adam J. Szubin,

Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

[FR Doc. 2012-1768 Filed 1-26-12; 8:45 am]

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