April 19, 2021
[...]Accountability and Compliance11. The G7 is determined to work together so that states that fail to act in accordance with their international obligations and commitments will face consequences. State-led threats pose a grave danger to our security and undermine prospects for more stable and prosperous world.
December 3, 2020
The United States condemns any Iranian regime involvement in a chemical weapons program and will sanction those involved in any such activity. Today, the United States designated Iranian defense entity Shahid Meisami Group and its director, Mehran Babri, under Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)...
December 3, 2020
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Shahid Meisami Group and its director. Shahid Meisami Group is involved in Iran’s chemical weapons research and is subordinate to the Iranian Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research, also known as SPND. The United States...
December 3, 2020
The following individual has been added to OFAC's SDN List:BABRI, Mehran, Iran; DOB 03 Oct 1968; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport L36915048 (Iran) expires 03 Mar 2021 (individual) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: SHAHID MEISAMI GROUP).The following entity has been added to OFAC's...
Executive Summary of Findings on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments (Excerpts)
April 15, 2020
INTRODUCTION PURPOSEThis document is an unclassified Executive Summary of the Report that is transmitted pursuant to Section 403 of the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. § 2593a), which requires a report by the President on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and...
November 25, 2019
THOMAS DINANNO, SENIOR BUREAU OFFICIAL AND DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEFENSE POLICY, EMERGING THREATS, AND OUTREACHBUREAU OF ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCEU.S. NATIONAL STATEMENT, OPCW CONFERENCE OF THE STATES PARTIESTHE HAGUE, NETHERLANDSMr. Chairman, Mr. Director-General, distinguished ambassadors and delegates,
November 19, 2019
In September 1981, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger asked the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to produce an unclassified overview of the Soviet Union’s military strength. The purpose was to provide America's leaders, the national security community, and the public a comprehensive and accurate view of the threat. The result: the first...
August 23, 2019
At the invitation of State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of the Islamic Republic of Iran will pay an official visit to China from August 25 to 27.[...]
Condition (10) (C) Report: Compliance With The Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production, Stockpiling And Use Of Chemical Weapons And On Their Destruction
April 15, 2019
CONDITION (10)(C) ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPLIANCE WITH THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION (CWC) [...]COUNTRY ASSESSMENTS (1) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN (IRAN)FINDING
March 19, 2019
U.S. Statement at the 2019 Session of the Conference on DisarmamentAssistant Secretary Yleem D. S. PobleteGenevaThank you, Mr. President, Ambassador Wood, Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen.