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.

-07/24/14 Overview of Temporary Suspension of Certain U.S. Sanctions Pursuant to the Initial Understanding Between the P5+1 and Iran (Updated)
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-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)
-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)
-03/28/14 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities
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-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
-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
-10/01/13 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities (Arabic)
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-10/01/13 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities (Russian)
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-07/23/13 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities
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-07/23/13 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities (French)
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-07/23/13 Overview of U.S. Sanctions on Iran Pertaining to Activities and Transactions by non-U.S. Individuals and Entities (Spanish)
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-04/23/13 Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012
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-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
-11/08/12 State Department Sanctions Information and Guidance
-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)
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