Determination by the Secretary of State Relating to Iran Sanctions, 18382 [2014-07251]

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[FR Doc. 2014–07232 Filed 3–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8678] Determination by the Secretary of State Relating to Iran Sanctions Department of State. This notice is to inform the public that the Secretary of State determined on March 4, 2014, pursuant to Section 1245(d)(4)(D) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA) (Pub. L. 112–81), as amended by the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (Pub. L. 112–158), that as of March 4, 2014, each of the following purchasers of oil from Iran has qualified for the 180-day exception outlined in section 1245(d)(4)(D): Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The Secretary of State last made exception determinations under Section 1245(d)(4)(D) of the NDAA regarding these purchasers on September 6, 2013. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 62 (Tuesday, April 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07251]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8678]


Determination by the Secretary of State Relating to Iran 
Sanctions

AGENCY: Department of State.
    This notice is to inform the public that the Secretary of State 
determined on March 4, 2014, pursuant to Section 1245(d)(4)(D) of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA) (Pub. L. 
112-81), as amended by the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights 
Act (Pub. L. 112-158), that as of March 4, 2014, each of the following 
purchasers of oil from Iran has qualified for the 180-day exception 
outlined in section 1245(d)(4)(D): Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, 
Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the United 
Kingdom. The Secretary of State last made exception determinations 
under Section 1245(d)(4)(D) of the NDAA regarding these purchasers on 
September 6, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy and 
Coordinator, Bureau of Energy Resources, (202) 647-8543.

    Dated: March 25, 2014.
Amos Hochstein,
Acting, Bureau of Energy Resources, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-07251 Filed 3-31-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-07-P