State Purchasing Organization

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Also Known As:
State Purchasing Office
SPO

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon program
Biological Weapon program
Military Weapon program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Sarhang Sakhai Street, Ferdowski Avenue, Building 2, Tehran, Iran

Reason for the color:
» Added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;
» Listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity;
» Reportedly responsible for the procurement of Scud missiles from North Korea and for buying equipment, weapon systems and installations for the Iranian armed forces;
» Appears to facilitate the import of whole weapons and to be a subsidiary of the Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL);

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