[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 227 (Wednesday, November 25, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 73865]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-30058]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9358]


Modification of Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act 
Measures Against a Russian Entity

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: A decision has been made, pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, 
and Syria Nonproliferation Act, to modify nonproliferation measures 
pursuant to this Act on a Russian foreign person.

DATES: Effective Date: November 25, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela K. Durham, Office of Missile, 
Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International 
Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 
647-4930.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 2, 2015, the United States 
Government announced the imposition of measures including the following 
against Rosoboronexport (ROE) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof: ``No department or agency of the United States 
Government may procure or enter into any contract for the procurement 
of any goods, technology, or services from [Rosoboronexport (ROE) 
(Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof], except to 
the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may determine . . . 
.'' (See 80 FR 53222, Public Notice 9251; and 80 FR 65844, Public 
Notice 9329).
    The United States Government has decided to modify the measure 
described above against ROE and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary 
thereof as follows. The measure described above shall not apply to 
subcontracts at any tier with ROE and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof made on behalf of the United States Government for 
goods, technology, and services for the maintenance, repair, overhaul, 
or sustainment of Mi-17 helicopters for the purpose of providing 
assistance to the security forces of Afghanistan, as well as for the 
purpose of combating terrorism and violent extremism globally.
    Such subcontracts include the purchase of spare parts, supplies, 
and related services for these purposes. This modification applies 
retroactively as of the effective date of the sanctions, and will 
remain in place for two years from that date, except to the extent that 
the Secretary of State may otherwise determine.
    This modification does not apply to any other measures imposed 
pursuant to the INKSNA and announced in Public Notice 9251 published on 
September 2, 2015 (80 FR 53222).

    Dated: November 19, 2015.
 Thomas M. Countryman,
Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation.
[FR Doc. 2015-30058 Filed 11-24-15; 8:45 am]
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