U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Companies Tied to Iran’s Nuclear Program

December 13, 2012

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Reuters

The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned five Iranian nationals and seven Iranian companies because of links to procurement for Iran's uranium enrichment program. The sanctioned individuals include Fereidoun Abbasi-Davani, Seyed Jaber Safdari, Morteza Ahmadali Behzad, Amir Hossein Rahimyar, and Mohammad Reza Rezvanianzadeh. The sanctioned companies include Pouya Control, Iran Pooya, Aria Nikan
Marine Industry, Faratech, Neda Industrial Group, Tarh O Palayesh, and Towlid Abzar Boreshi. The sanctions prohibit these entities from doing business with U.S. entities and freezes their U.S. assets.