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Actions Taken Pursuant to Executive Order 13382

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AGENCY:

Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury Department.

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 (“SDN List”) the names of four 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.” The designations by the Director of OFAC, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, were effective on November 8, 2012.

DATES:

The designations by the Director of OFAC, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, were effective on November 8, 2012.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622-2490.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (www.treasury.gov/​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 Start Printed Page 9997by 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 November 8, 2012, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Justice, and other relevant agencies, designated four entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13382.

The list of additional designees is as follows:

1. BAQIYATTALLAH UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (a.k.a. BAGHIATOLLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. BAGHYATOLLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. BAGIATOLLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. BAQIATOLLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. BAQIYATALLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. BAQIYATALLAH UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES; a.k.a. BAQYATOLLAH MEDICAL SCIENCES UNIVERSITY), Vanak Square, Molla-Sadra Avenue, Box number: 19945, Tehran, Iran; Web site http://www.bmsu.ac.ir/​[NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR].

2. NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL COMPANY (a.k.a. NIOC), National Iranian Oil Company Building, Taleghani Avenue, Hafez Street, Tehran, Iran; Web site www.nioc.ir [NPWMD] [IFSR].

3. IMAM HOSSEIN UNIVERSITY (a.k.a. EMAM HOSEYN COMPREHENSIVE UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. IHU; a.k.a. IMAAM HOSSEIN UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. IMAM HOSEYN UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. IMAM HOSSEIN UNIVERSITY COMPLEX; a.k.a. IMAM HUSSEIN UNIVERSITY; a.k.a. UNIVERSITY OF IMAM HOSEYN), Near Fourth Square, Tehran Pars, Shahid Babaie Highway, near Hakimiyeh and Mini-city, Tehran, Iran; Kilometer 11, Shahid Babaei Highway, Tehran, Iran; Web site www.ihu.ac.ir [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR].

4. TEHRAN GOSTARESH COMPANY PJS, No. 24, 5th Alley, Khaled Eslamboli Street, Tehran 1513643811, Iran [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR].

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Dated: November 8, 2012.

Adam J. Szubin,

Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. 2013-03175 Filed 2-11-13; 8:45 am]

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