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Nonproliferation Measures Imposed for Shipments to Iran, North Korea and Syria

Monday, January 05, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The State Department has determined that the following foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of penalties for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran, Syria or North Korea of goods, services or technology controlled under multilateral control lists or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction or cruise or ballistic missile systems.

- Belvneshpromservice (Belarus)

- Dalian Sunny Industries (China)

- Karl Lee a/k/a Li Fang Wei (China)

- Wah Cheong Tai Company (China)

- Iran Electronics Industries (Iran)

- Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Qods Force (Iran)

- Milad Jafari (Iran)

- Ryongaksan (North Korea)

- Geroi Rossii (Russia)

- Instrument Design Bureau Tula (Russia)

- JSC Mic NPO Mashinostroyenia (Russia)

- Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (Russia)

- Al-Zargaa Engineering Complex (Sudan)

- Giad Heavy Industries Complex (Sudan)

- Sudan Master Technologies (Sudan)

- Military Industrial Corporation (Sudan)

- Yarmouk Industrial Complex (Sudan)

- Army Supply Bureau (Syria)

- Ministry of Defense (Syria)

- Scientific Studies and Research Center (Syria)

- Syrian Air Force Intelligence (Syria)

- Syrian Electronic Warfare Directorate (Syria)

- Venezuelan Military Industry Company (Venezuela)

As a result, effective Dec. 19, 2014, for a period of two years, the following measures were imposed against these entities and any successors, sub-units or subsidiaries thereof: (1) no U.S. government department or agency may procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology or services from these foreign persons; (2) no U.S. government department or agency may provide any assistance to these persons and they will not be eligible to participate in any U.S. government assistance program; (3) no U.S. government sales to these foreign persons of any item on the U.S. Munitions List are permitted and all sales to these persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; and (4) no new individual licenses will be granted for the transfer to these persons of items the export of which is controlled under the Export Administration Act of 1979 or the Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended.

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