Additional Designation of Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13382
Pursuant to the authority in section 1(ii) of Executive Order 13382, ``Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters'', the Assistant Secretary of State, acting under the authorities delegated to him by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General, has determined that an Iranian entity, the Defense Industries Organization (``DIO''), has engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery.
Amendment of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Policy With Respect to Vietnam
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regarding Vietnam at 22 CFR 126.1 to make it United States policy to consider on a case-by-case basis licenses, other approvals, exports or imports of non-lethal defense articles and defense services destined for or originating in Vietnam. The United States will deny licenses, other approvals, exports or imports of lethal defense articles and services destined for or originating in Vietnam. Under this policy, the exports of lethal-end items, components of lethal-end items (unless those components are non-lethal, safety-of-use spare parts for lethal-end items), non-lethal crowd control defense articles and defense services, and night vision devices to end-users with a role in ground security will not be approved.