“Pursuant to the authority in Section 1(a)(ii) of Executive Order 13382, ‘Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters,’ the State Department, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General, has determined that the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the head of AEOI, Ali Akbar Salehi, 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 by Iran, through activities that are contrary to Iran’s JCPOA commitment that Iran will not engage in activities that could contribute to the development of a nuclear explosive device.”


85 FR 12958-59
Published 03-05-2020