Fact Sheets

Additional details about U.S. sanctions policy towards Iran are summarized in the fact sheets below. Iran sanctions policy is governed by several pieces of legislation passed by Congress, which are augmented through several Executive Orders signed by successive Presidents.

04/02/15  Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran's Nuclear Program [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
11/25/14  Guidance Relating to the Provision of Certain Temporary Sanctions Relief in Order To Implement the Joint Plan of Action Reached on November 24, 2013, Between the P5 + 1 and the Islamic Republic of Iran, as Extended Through June 30, 2015
07/24/14  Overview of Temporary Suspension of Certain U.S. Sanctions Pursuant to the Initial Understanding Between the P5+1 and Iran (Updated)
07/21/14  Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Extension of Temporary Sanctions Relief to Implement the Joint Plan of Action between the P5 + 1 and the Islamic Republic of Iran (Updated) [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
07/21/14  Guidance Relating to the Provision of Certain Temporary Sanctions Relief in Order to Implement the Joint Plan of Action Reached on November 24, 2013, Between the P5 + 1 and the Islamic Republic of Iran, as Extended Through November 24, 2014 (Updated) [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
01/28/14  Federal Register Notice: Provision of Certain Temporary and Limited Sanctions Relief in Order To Implement the Joint Plan of Action of November 24, 2013 Between the P5+1 and the Islamic Republic of Iran
01/20/14 Overview of Temporary Suspension of Certain U.S. Sanctions Pursuant to the Initial Understanding Between the P5+1 and Iran; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/16/14  Summary of Technical Understandings Related to the Implementation of the Joint Plan of Action on the Islamic Republic of Iran's Nuclear Program
11/23/13  Fact Sheet: First Step Understandings Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran's Nuclear Program
04/23/13  Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012
02/06/13  Clarifying Guidance: Humanitarian Assistance and Related Exports to the Iranian People
11/08/12  Section 1245 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
09/28/12  Iran Sanctions Contained in the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (ITRSHRA)
11/25/11  Energy-Related Sanctions Under Executive Order (E.O.) 13590
05/23/11  Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act (CISADA)