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August 18, 2021: SECO delists 1, amends a bunch of Iran sanctions listings

18 August 2021 International sanction

Updated sanction notification

The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has published an amendment to Annex 6 of the Ordinance of 11 November 2015 on Measures against the Islamic Republic of Iran (SR 946.231.143.6).On August 17, 2021, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER changed the list of persons, companies and organizations sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. The EAER therefore adapted the SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management) sanctions database, which is relevant for Switzerland, on August 18, 2021 and published the adaptation on its website . The change will take effect on August 18, 2021 at 6 p.m.

On Wednesday, Swiss officials removed the following person:

SSID: 80-11031 Foreign identifier: 10. Name: Borborudi Sayed Shamsuddin
DOB: 21 Sep 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: Borboroudi Seyed Shamseddin
Justification: Former Deputy Head of UN designated Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, where he was subordinate to UN designated Feridun Abbasi Davani. Has been involved in the Iranian nuclear programme since at least 2002, including as the former head of procurement and logistics at AMAD, where he was responsible for using front companies such as Kimia Madan to procure equipment and material for Iran’s nuclear weapons programme. Modifications: Amended on 17 Jan 2016, 18 Jun 2019, 7 Jul 2020, de-listed on 18 Aug 2021

from its Iran sanctions program, and amended the following individual listings:

SSID: 80-11017 Foreign identifier: 7. Name: Babaei Davoud
Justification: The current head of security for the Ministry of Defence Armed Forces Logistics’ research institute the Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which iswas run by UN designatedUN-designated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi. The IAEA have identified SPND with their concerns over possible military dimensions to Iran’s nuclear programme over which Iran refuses to co-operate. As head of security, Babaei is responsible for preventing the disclosure of information, including to the IAEA. Modifications: Amended on 18 Jun 2019, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11060 Foreign identifier: 17. Name: Fadavi Ali
Title: Rear Admiral
Justification: Rear Admiral;Deputy Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Former Commander of IRGC Navy. Relation: Related to Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (104., SSID 80-9645) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11102 Foreign identifier: 27. Name: Jafari Milad Spelling variant: Jaferi Milad (English)
DOB: 20 Sep 1974
Justification: An Iranian national supplying goods, mostly metals, to UN-designated SHIG front companies. Delivered goods to SHIG between JanuaryJan and NovemberNov 2010. Payments for some of the goods were made at the central branch of EU-designated Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI) in Tehran after NovemberNov 2010. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11107 Foreign identifier: 28. Name: Jafari Mohammad Ali Justification: Former Commander of the IRGCIRGC. Currently head of the Hazrat Baqiatollah al-Azam Cultural and Social Headquarters. Modifications: Amended on 7 Jul 2020, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11154 Foreign identifier: 37. Name: Mahmudzadeh Ebrahim
Justification: Former Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries. Currently directorDirector general of the Armed Forces Social Security OrganizationOrganization until Sep 2020. Iranian Deputy Defense Minister until Dec 2020. Modifications: Amended on 7 Jul 2020, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11186 Foreign identifier: 45. Name: Naccache Anis
Justification: AdministratorFormer administrator of Barzagani Tejarat Tavanmad Saccal companies; his company has attempted to procure sensitive goods for entities designated under Resolution 1737 (2006). Relation: Administrator of Barzagani Tejarat Tavanmad Saccal Companies (IRe.008, SSID 80-8332)
Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11253 Foreign identifier: 60. Name: Shafi’i Rudsari Mohammad
Title: Rear Admiral Good quality a.k.a.: a) Roodsari Mohammad Hossein Shafiei b) Roodsari Mohammad Shafi’I c) Roodsari Mohammad Shafiei d) Rudsari Mohammad Hossein Shafiei e) Rudsari Mohammad Shafi’I f) Rudsari Mohammad Shafiei Justification: Rear Admiral; formerFormer MODAFL Deputy for Coordination. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-11265 Foreign identifier: 63. Name: Solat Sana Abdollah
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Solatsana Solat Sanna b) Sowlat Senna c) Sovlat Thana Justification: Managing Director of the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) in Esfahan. This is the facility that produces the feed material (UF6) for the enrichment facilities at Natanz. On 27 AugustAug 2006, Solat Sana received a special award from President Ahmadinejad for his role. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

and entity listings:

SSID: 80-8874 Foreign identifier: 5. Name: Armed Forces Geographical Organisation Justification: AssessedA sudsidiary of MODAFL assessed to provide geospatial data for the Ballistic Missile programme. Relation: Subsidiary of Ministry of Defense and Support for Armed Forces Logistics (54., SSID 80-9301) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9058 Foreign identifier: 19. Name: Etemad Amin Invest Co Mobin
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Etemad Amin Investment Company Mobin b) Etemad-e Mobin Etemad Amin Invest Company Mobin c) Etemad Mobin Co. d) Etemad Mobin Trust Co. e) Etemade Mobin Company f) Mobin Trust Consortium g) Etemad-e Mobin Consortium Address: Pasadaran Av., Tehran, Iran
Justification: A company owned or controlled by IRGC that contributes to financing the strategic interests of the regime. Relation: Owned or controlled byRelated to Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (104., SSID 80-9645) Modifications: Amended on 18 Jun 2019, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9180 Foreign identifier: 34. Name: Iran Communications Industries (ICI) Good quality a.k.a.: a) Sanaye Mokhaberat Iran b) Iran Communication Industries c) Iran Communications Industries Group d) Iran Communications Industries Co. Address: a) Pasdaran Avenue, P.O.Box 19295-4731, Tehran, Iran b) 34 Apadana Avenue, P.O.Box 19575-131, Tehran, Iran c) Shahid Langary Street, Nobonyad Square Ave, Pasdaran, Iran Justification: Iran Communications Industries, a subsidiary of Iran Electronics Industries (listed by the EU), produces various items including communication systems, avionics, optics and electro-optics devices, micro-electronics, information technology, test and measurement, telecommunication security, electronic warfare, radar tube manufacture and refurbishment, and missile launchers. Relation: Subsidiary of Iran Electronics Industries (including all branches) and subsidiaries (35., SSID 80-9188) Modifications: Amended on 18 Jun 2019, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9188 Foreign identifier: 35. Name: Iran Electronics Industries (including all branches) and subsidiaries)
Address: P.O.Box 18575-365, Tehran, Iran
Justification: Wholly-owned subsidiary of MODAFL (and therefore a sister-organisation to AIO, AvIO and DIO). Its role is to manufacture electronic components for Iranian weapons systems. Relation: Subsidiary of Ministry of Defense and Support for Armed Forces Logistics (54., SSID 80-9301) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9248 Foreign identifier: 44. Name: Karanir
Good quality a.k.a.: a) MoaserKaranir Sanat b) Moaser c) Tajhiz Sanat Address: 1139/1 Unit 104 Gol Building, Gol Alley, North Side of Sae, Vali Asr Avenue, P.O.Box 19395-6439, Tehran
Justification: Involved in purchasing equipment and materials, which have direct applications in the Iranian nuclear programme. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9297 Foreign identifier: 53. Name: Mechanic Industries Group
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Mechanic Industries Organisation b) Mechanical Industries Complex c) Mechanical Industries Group d) Sanaye Mechanic
Justification: Took part in the production of components for the ballistics programme. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9408 Foreign identifier: 73. Name: Raad Iran
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Raad Automation Company b) Middle East Raad Automation c) RAAD Automation Co. d) Raad Iran Automation Co. e) RAADIRAN Middle East RAAD Automation Co. f) Automasion RAAD Khavar Mianeh g) Automation Raad Khavar Mianeh Nabbet Co Address: Unit 1, No 35, Bouali Sina Sharghi, Chehel Sotoun Street, Fatemi Square, Tehran
Justification: A company involved in procurement of inverters for Iran’s proscribed enrichment programme. Raad Iran was established to produce and design controlling systems and provides the sale and installation of inverters and programmable logic controllersLogic Controllers. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9464 Foreign identifier: 81. Name: Samen Industries
Good quality a.k.a.: Khorasan Metallurgy Industries Address: 2nd km of Khalaj Road End of Seyyedi St., P.O.Box 91735-549, Mashad, 91735, Iran
Justification: Shell name for UN-designated Khorasan Metallurgy Industries, subsidiary of Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG). Relation: Subsidiary of Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries Group (AMIG) (IRe.004, SSID 80-8313) Other information: Tel.: +98 511 3853008 +98 511 3870225 Modifications: Amended on 18 Jun 2019, 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9469 Foreign identifier: 82. Name: Schiller Novin
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Schiler Novin Co. b) Schiller Novin Co. c) Schiller Novin Address: Gheytariyeh Avenue – no 153 – 3rd Floor, P.O.Box 17665/153 6, Tehran, 19389 Justification: Acting on behalf of Defense Industries Organisation (DIO). Relation: Acting on behalf ofRelated to Defence Industries Organisation (DIO) (IRe.011, SSID 80-8346) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9479 Foreign identifier: 84. Name: Shahid Ahmad Kazemi Industrial Group (SAKIG)
Justification: Entity subordinate to Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organisation (AIO). SAKIG develops and produces surface-to-air missiles systems for Iran’s military. It maintains military, missile, and air defense projects and procures goods from Russia, Belarus, and North Korea. Relation: Related to Aerospace Industries Organisation, AIO (1., SSID 80- 8852) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9509 Foreign identifier: 90. Name: State Purchasing Organisation (SPO)
Good quality a.k.a.: a) State Purchasing Office b) State Purchasing Organization Justification: The SPO appears to facilitate the import of whole weapons. It appears to be a subsidiary of MODAFL. Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

SSID: 80-9533 Foreign identifier: 95. Name: TABA (Iran Cutting Tools Manufacturing company – Taba Towlid Abzar Boreshi Iran)
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Iran Centrifuge Technology Co. b) Iran's Centrifuge Technology Company c) Sherkate Technology Centrifuge Iran, TESA, TSA Address: 12 Ferdowsi, Avenue Sakhaee, avenue 30 Tir (sud), nr 66, Tehran
Justification: Owned or controlled by EU-sanctioned TESA, Involved in manufacturing equipment and materials, which have direct applications in the Iranian nuclear programme. Relation: Owned or controlled byRelated to Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (33., SSID 80-9173) Modifications: Amended on 18 Aug 2021

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