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Responding to Iran’s Dangerous and Reckless Conventional Arms Activities

Executive Order 13949 , signed by President Trump on September 21, 2020, provides the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Treasury with sanctions authorities to respond to Iran’s dangerous and reckless conventional arms activities, including the sale, supply, or transfer of arms or related material to or from Iran. Entities or individuals sanctioned under this authority by the Department of State are listed on the Department’s Sanctions Page.  This authority is an important part of our efforts to support the full implementation of the United Nations arms embargo on Iran, which was re-imposed with the snapback of UN sanctions on September 18, 2020.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future