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  1. Iran, Turkey, and Brazil Reach Nuclear Fuel Agreement

    On May 17, 2010, Iran, Turkey and Brazil signed a joint declaration agreeing to a nuclear fuel swap that was first proposed to Iran by France, Russia and the United States last fall. Under the new agreement, Iran would export 1,200 kg of its low enriched ...

  2. Iran Begins Production of 20 Percent Enriched Uranium

    On February 7, 2010, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that Iran would begin producing up to twenty percent enriched uranium in order to fuel its Tehran Research Reactor (TRR). The next day, Iran told the International Atomic Energy Agency ( ...

  3. Countries respond to U.N. Sanctions on Iran

    On March 3, 2008, the U.N. Security Council adopted a third resolution (U.N. Security Council Resolution 1803) imposing sanctions on Iran for its refusal to freeze uranium enrichment. Fourteen countries voted in favor of the resolution and one country (In ...

  4. Smooth Sailing for Iran's Blacklisted Fleet

    In September 2008, the United States blacklisted Iran's state shipping company and its fleet of 123 vessels because of the company's role in supplying Iran's weapon programs. Soon after, in an effort to evade this sanction, the company bega ...

  5. Countries Scramble to De-Register Iranian Vessels

    An increasing number of countries are refusing to flag vessels affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), and are revoking flags from IRISL vessels, according to the U.S. Treasury Department. In June, Sierra Leone revoked its flag ...

  6. German Authorities Arrest Four Men for Supplying Iran with Heavy Water Reactor Components

    Four men were arrested by German federal authorities in Hamburg, Oldenburg, and Weimar on August 15, 2012, on suspicion of illegally supplying Iran with nuclear reactor components. The home and company of a businessman in Halle were also searched. The susp ...

  7. Two Iranians Sentenced for Shipping Explosives into Kenya

    May 6, 2013 International Enforcement Actions Military Two Iranian nationals were sentenced to life in prison in a Kenyan court on charges of preparing a terrorist attack against Western targets. The men, Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammad and Sayed Mansour Mousavi ...

  8. Two Indicted for Alleged Efforts to Supply Iran with U.S.-Origin Nuclear Items

    Parviz Khaki, a 43 year old citizen of Iran, and Zongcheng Yi, a resident of China, were indicted on July 12, 2012 for allegedly participating in a conspiracy between October 2008 and January 2011 to export to Iran U.S.-origin items used to construct gas c ...

  9. Bronx Man Sentenced for Attempting to Export Carbon Fiber to Iran

    Richard Phillips was sentenced to 92 months in prison on June 21, 2012 after pleading guilty to attempting to export carbon fiber from the United States to Iran without obtaining the required license, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Po ...

  10. Australian Resident and Company Accused of Plot to Export Restricted Military Technology to Iran

    David Levick, a 50-year-old Australian national, and his Sydney-based company ICM Components Inc., have been indicted for conspiring to defraud the United States and for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Arms Export ...

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