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

December 13, 2012



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.