Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions; Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran, 5309-5310 [2020-29237]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 19, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice:11290] [Public Notice: 11322] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (Part 2)’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ‘‘Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (Part 2)’’ at the Asia Society Museum, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned are in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Chi D. Tran, Program Administrator, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/ PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: See also the Federal Register notice for the ‘‘Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (Part 1)’’ exhibition that was published August 20, 2020, on page 51544 (volume 85, number 162). The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Marie Therese Porter Royce, Assistant Secretary, Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–00950 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jan 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions; Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on 1 entity and 1 individual. DATES: The Secretary of State’s determination and selection of certain sanctions to be imposed upon the 1 entity and 1 individual identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section are effective on December 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: (202) 647 7677, email: RugglesTV@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 3(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the United States Trade Representative, and with the President of the Export-Import Bank, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and other agencies and officials as appropriate, is authorized to impose on a person any of the sanctions described in section 4 or 5 of E.O. 13846 upon determining that the person met any criteria set forth in sections 3(a)(i)— 3(a)(vi) of E.O. 13846. The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to Section 3(a)(ii) of E.O. 13846, that Vietnam Gas and Chemicals Transportation Corporation has knowingly, on or after November 5, 2018, engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petroleum products from Iran. Pursuant to Section 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State has selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon Vietnam Gas and Chemicals Transportation Corporation: • Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which the entities have any interest; • Prohibit any transfers of credit or payments between financial institutions or by, through, or to any financial institution, to the extent that such transfers or payments are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and involve any interest of the entities; • Block all property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00180 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5309 States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person of the entities, and provide that such property and interests in property may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in; • Prohibit any United States person from investing in or purchasing significant amounts of equity or debt instruments of the entities; • Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from the entities; and • Impose on the principal executive officer or officers, or persons performing similar functions and with similar authorities, of the entities the sanctions described in sections 5(a)(i)–5(a)(iv) and 5(a)(vi) of E.O. 13846, as selected by the Secretary of State. Pursuant to Sections 4(e) and 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State has selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon, Vo Ngoc Phung, who has been determined to be (i) a corporate officer or principal of the aforementioned entities and (ii) a principal executive officer of the aforementioned entities, or perform similar functions with similar authorities as a principal executive officer: • Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which, Vo Ngoc Phung, has any interest; • Prohibit any transfers of credit or payments between financial institutions or by, through, or to any financial institution, to the extent that such transfers or payments are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and involve any interest of, Vo Ngoc Phung; • Block all property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person of, Vo Ngoc Phung; and provide that such property and interests in property may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in; and • Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from Vo Ngoc Phung. Additionally, pursuant to Section 4(e) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State shall deny a visa to, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall exclude from the United States, any alien that the Secretary of State determines is a corporate officer or principal of, or a shareholder with a controlling interest E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1 5310 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 19, 2021 / Notices in, a sanctioned person subject to this action. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11286] Peter D. Haas, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State. 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report [FR Doc. 2020–29237 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] ACTION: Notice of request for public comment. BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to March 22, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2020–0054’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: shearertp@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Office of Overseas Schools, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20520. • Fax: 202–261–8224. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Thomas Shearer, Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, A/OPR/OS, Room H328, SA–1, Washington, DC 20522–0132, who may be reached on 202–261–8200 or at shearertp@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0033. • Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, A/OPR/OS. • Form Number: DS–2028. • Respondents: Overseas schools grantees. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 193. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11308] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Designation of Yahya al-Sayyid Ibrahim Musa and Alaa Ali Ali Mohammed Al-Samahi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(a)(ii)(B) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, and Executive Order 13886 of September 9, 2019, I hereby determine that the persons known as Yahya al-Sayyid Ibrahim Musa, also known as Yahya Alsayed Ibrahim Mohamed Moussa, also known as Yahia ElSayed Ibrahim Mohammad, also known as Basim Ibrahim and Alaa Ali Ali Mohammed Al-Samahi, also known as Allaa alSamahy, are leaders of Harakat Sawa’d Misr, a group whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to a prior determination by the Secretary of State pursuant to Executive Order 13224. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously, I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: December 22, 2020. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2021–00620 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jan 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00181 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Estimated Number of Responses: 193. • Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 48.25 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection The Office of Overseas Schools of the Department of State (A/OPR/OS) is responsible for determining that adequate educational opportunities exist at Foreign Service Posts for dependents of U.S. Government personnel stationed abroad, and for assisting American-sponsored overseas schools to demonstrate U.S. educational philosophy and practice. The information gathered provides the technical and professional staff of A/ OPR/OS the means by which obligations, expenditures and reimbursements of the grant funds are monitored to ensure the grantee is in compliance with the terms of the grant. Methodology Information is collected via electronic and paper submission. The Department has placed the form DS–2028 in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, and is sent as a link to the school along with the grant documents. School officials can complete the form electronically and forward the form to post for forwarding to A/OPR/OS. Thomas P. Shearer, Director, A/OPR/OS, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–01042 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice:11290]


Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions; Reimposing 
Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran

SUMMARY: The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on 1 entity and 1 
individual.

DATES: The Secretary of State's determination and selection of certain 
sanctions to be imposed upon the 1 entity and 1 individual identified 
in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section are effective on December 16, 
2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of 
Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and 
Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: 
(202) 647 7677, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 3(a) of E.O. 13846, the 
Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, 
the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the 
United States Trade Representative, and with the President of the 
Export-Import Bank, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System, and other agencies and officials as 
appropriate, is authorized to impose on a person any of the sanctions 
described in section 4 or 5 of E.O. 13846 upon determining that the 
person met any criteria set forth in sections 3(a)(i)--3(a)(vi) of E.O. 
13846.
    The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to Section 3(a)(ii) 
of E.O. 13846, that Vietnam Gas and Chemicals Transportation 
Corporation has knowingly, on or after November 5, 2018, engaged in a 
significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, 
or marketing of petroleum products from Iran.
    Pursuant to Section 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State has 
selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon Vietnam Gas and 
Chemicals Transportation Corporation:
     Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are 
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which the 
entities have any interest;
     Prohibit any transfers of credit or payments between 
financial institutions or by, through, or to any financial institution, 
to the extent that such transfers or payments are subject to the 
jurisdiction of the United States and involve any interest of the 
entities;
     Block all property and interests in property that are in 
the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or 
that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any 
United States person of the entities, and provide that such property 
and interests in property may not be transferred, paid, exported, 
withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in;
     Prohibit any United States person from investing in or 
purchasing significant amounts of equity or debt instruments of the 
entities;
     Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or 
services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from the 
entities; and
     Impose on the principal executive officer or officers, or 
persons performing similar functions and with similar authorities, of 
the entities the sanctions described in sections 5(a)(i)-5(a)(iv) and 
5(a)(vi) of E.O. 13846, as selected by the Secretary of State.
    Pursuant to Sections 4(e) and 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of 
State has selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon, Vo Ngoc 
Phung, who has been determined to be (i) a corporate officer or 
principal of the aforementioned entities and (ii) a principal executive 
officer of the aforementioned entities, or perform similar functions 
with similar authorities as a principal executive officer:
     Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are 
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which, Vo Ngoc 
Phung, has any interest;
     Prohibit any transfers of credit or payments between 
financial institutions or by, through, or to any financial institution, 
to the extent that such transfers or payments are subject to the 
jurisdiction of the United States and involve any interest of, Vo Ngoc 
Phung;
     Block all property and interests in property that are in 
the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or 
that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any 
United States person of, Vo Ngoc Phung; and provide that such property 
and interests in property may not be transferred, paid, exported, 
withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in; and
     Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or 
services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from Vo Ngoc 
Phung.
    Additionally, pursuant to Section 4(e) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary 
of State shall deny a visa to, and the Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall exclude from the United States, any alien that the Secretary of 
State determines is a corporate officer or principal of, or a 
shareholder with a controlling interest

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in, a sanctioned person subject to this action.

Peter D. Haas,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business 
Affairs, Department of State.
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