Europalace 2000

Also Known As: 


Weapon Program: 

  • Missile

Exporting Country: 



Moscow, Russia

Sanctioned by the U.S. Department of State on July 30, 1998, for engaging in proliferation activities related to Iran's missile programs; all U.S. sanctions were lifted on April 1, 2004; between July 1998 and November 2004, present on the U.S. Department of Commerce "Entity List" of end-users whose activities pose "a risk of diverting exported and reexported items into programs related to weapons of mass destruction"; placed on the Entity List when an investigation for suspected export control violations involving weapons of mass destruction and missile technology was being carried out by the Russian Government; the investigation reportedly concluded that Europalace-2000 and the MOSO company attempted to illegally export stainless steel to Iran in 1998; 22 tons of steel alloy suitable for Scud missile fuel tanks were reportedly intercepted in Azerbaijan in spring 1998 at the Iranian border; reportedly, the steel was bought in Spain by MOSO; reportedly, Europalace-2000 was labeled as the shipper and the grade of steel was misrepresented.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

June 18, 2007