[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 13142]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04425]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8199]


Designation of the Center for Innovation and Technology 
Cooperation (CITC), Pentane Chemistry Industries (PCI), and Hossein 
Tanideh Pursuant to Executive Order 13382

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Designation of the Center for Innovation and Technology 
Cooperation (CITC), Pentane Chemistry Industries (PCI), and Hossein 
Tanideh Pursuant to E.O. 13382.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the authority in section 1(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 Center for Innovation and Technology Cooperation (CITC), Pentane 
Chemistry Industries (PCI), and Hossein Tanideh, 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.

DATES: The designation by the Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms 
Control and International Security of the entity identified in this 
notice pursuant to Executive Order 13382 is effective on July 12, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Office of 
Counterproliferation Initiatives, Bureau of International Security and 
Nonproliferation, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: 202-
647-5193.

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 30, 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.
    Information on the additional designee is as follows:

Center for Innovation and Technology Cooperation, A.K.A. CITC, A.K.A. 
Technology Cooperation Office, A.K.A. TCO, A.K.A. Office of Scientific 
and Technical Cooperation, F.K.A. Presidency Office of Scientific and 
Industrial Studies (POSIS), F.K.A. Office of Scientific and Industrial 
Studies (OSIS). Location: Tehran, Iran.
Pentane Chemistry Industries, A.K.A. PCI, A.K.A. Pentane Chemistry 
Industries Company. Location: 5th Floor, No. 192, Darya and Paknejad 
Blv. Cross Section, Shahrak Gharb, Tehran, Iran.
Hossein Tanideh, D.O.B. 9 June 1964, passport number H13781445; 
expiration: 9 June 2013.

    Dated: July 9, 2012.
Rose Gottemoeller
Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, 
Department of State.
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