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THE GRAND JURY CHARGES THAT
At all times material to this. indictinent:
The International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations
- The International Emergency Economic Power Act ("IEEPA") authorizes the President of the.United States to deal with ''unusual and extraordinary threat[s] ... to the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States," by declaring national emergencies with respect to such threats. 50 U.S.C. § 1701(a). Since 1979, and through the present day, U.S. presidents have repeatedly·declared that the actions and polides of the Government of Iran ("GOI'') pose a thteat to the United States' national security inclucling, among other actions, the GOI's pursuit of nuclear weapons and its sponsorship of terrorism.