Date AnnouncedJan. 6, 2021
Among other economic and business sanctions, DOS imposes sanctions prohibiting Chinese, Indian, and Iranian businesspeople associated with several companies from obtaining visas or entering the U.S.
Relevant language states: "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."
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Effective Date of ChangeOct. 29, 2020
See the first section, "The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List . . ."2020.10.29 Iran-related Designations and Designations Updates; Counter Terrorism Designations Updates; Issuance of Iran-related General License M and Frequently Asked Question
"The State Department imposed sanctions on Arya Sasol Polymer Company, Binrin Limited, Bakhtar Commercial Company, Kavian Petrochemical Company, and Strait Shipbrokers PTE. LTD, pursuant to section 3(a)(ii) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13846. These entities based in Iran, China, and Singapore, have knowingly engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petroleum products from Iran. In addition, the State Department imposed sanctions on Amir Hossein Bahreini, Lin Na Wei, Murtuza Mustafamunir Basrai, Hosein Firouzi Arani, and Ramezan Oladi for being principal executive officer of the aforementioned entities, or performing similar functions and with similar authorities as a principal executive officer, for purposes of Section 5(a)(vii) of E.O.13846."2020.10.30 United States Sanctions Entities Related to Iran’s Petroleum Industry, October 30.
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