Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran, 22090 [2021-08642]

Download as PDF 22090 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Board.’’ The Board is established under the general authority of the Secretary of State and the Department of State (‘‘the Department’’) as set forth in Title 22 of the United States Code, in particular Section 2656 of that Title, and consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix). The Board serves the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator solely in an advisory capacity concerning scientific, implementation, and policy issues related to the global response to HIV/ AIDS. In accordance with Public Law 92– 463, Section 14, it has been formally determined to be in the public interest to continue the Charter of the PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board for another two years. The Charter renewal was approved and filed on March 1, 2021. For further information about the Board, please contact Dr. Sara Klucking, Director of the Office of Research and Science and Designated Federal Officer for the Board, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, at KluckingSR@state.gov or (202) 615–4350. Sara Klucking, Director, Office of Research and Science, Designated Federal Officer, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–08602 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11413] Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran On January 23, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo imposed sanctions on three entities and two individuals pursuant to E.O. 13846, Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran. DATES: The Secretary of State’s determination and selection of certain sanctions to be imposed upon the three entities and two individuals identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section were effective as of January 23, 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 sections 4 or 5 of E.O. 13846 upon determining that the person met any of the 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)(iii) of E.O. 13846, that each of Triliance Petrochemical, Shandong Qiwangda Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Jiaxiang Industry Hong Kong Limited, have knowingly, on or after November 5, 2018, engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petrochemical 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 Triliance Petrochemical, Shandong Qiwangda Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Jiaxiang Industry Hong Kong Limited: D Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which the entities have any interest; D 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; D 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; D Prohibit any United States person from investing in or purchasing significant amounts of equity or debt instruments of the entities; D Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from the entities; and D 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)(ii)–5(a)(iv) and 5(a)(vi) of E.O. 13846. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Pursuant to Section 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State has selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon Ali Bayandarian, Triliance Petrochemical’s Director; and Zhiqing Wang, Shandong Qiwangda Petrochemical Co., Ltd.’s Director; each of whom as been determined to be a principal executive officer of the aforementioned entities, or performing similar functions with similar authorities as a principal executive officer: D Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which Ali Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang have any interest; D 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 Ali Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang; D Block all property and interests in property of Ali Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang 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, and provide that such property and interests in property may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in; and D Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from Ali Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang. 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 in, a sanctioned person subject to this action. Peter Haas, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–08642 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11413]


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

SUMMARY: On January 23, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo 
imposed sanctions on three entities and two individuals pursuant to 
E.O. 13846, Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran.

DATES: The Secretary of State's determination and selection of certain 
sanctions to be imposed upon the three entities and two individuals 
identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section were effective as 
of January 23, 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 sections 4 or 5 of E.O. 13846 upon determining that the 
person met any of the 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)(iii) of E.O. 13846, that each of Triliance Petrochemical, Shandong 
Qiwangda Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Jiaxiang Industry Hong Kong 
Limited, have knowingly, on or after November 5, 2018, engaged in a 
significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, 
or marketing of petrochemical 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 Triliance 
Petrochemical, Shandong Qiwangda Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and Jiaxiang 
Industry Hong Kong Limited:
    [ssquf] Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are 
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which the 
entities have any interest;
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] Prohibit any United States person from investing in or 
purchasing significant amounts of equity or debt instruments of the 
entities;
    [ssquf] Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or 
services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from the 
entities; and
    [ssquf] 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)(ii)-5(a)(iv) and 
5(a)(vi) of E.O. 13846.
    Pursuant to Section 5(a) of E.O. 13846, the Secretary of State has 
selected the following sanctions to be imposed upon Ali Bayandarian, 
Triliance Petrochemical's Director; and Zhiqing Wang, Shandong Qiwangda 
Petrochemical Co., Ltd.'s Director; each of whom as been determined to 
be a principal executive officer of the aforementioned entities, or 
performing similar functions with similar authorities as a principal 
executive officer:
    [ssquf] Prohibit any transactions in foreign exchange that are 
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in which Ali 
Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang have any interest;
    [ssquf] 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 Ali 
Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang;
    [ssquf] Block all property and interests in property of Ali 
Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang 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, and 
provide that such property and interests in property may not be 
transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in; and
    [ssquf] Restrict or prohibit imports of goods, technology, or 
services, directly or indirectly, into the United States from Ali 
Bayandarian and Zhiqing Wang.
    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 in, a sanctioned person subject 
to this action.

Peter Haas,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2021-08642 Filed 4-23-21; 8:45 am]
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