On September 19th, the Treasury Department imposed sanctions against entities that support the Assad regime's efforts to procure arms and communications equipment that contribute to the regime's violence against the Syrian people. Syria's Army Supply Bureau and Belarus-based Belvneshpromservice were designated pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, which targets the assets of proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their supporters. The Treasury Department also identified the Army Supply Bureau as being part of the Government of Syria pursuant to E.O. 13582. The U.S. Department of State also designated the Director of Syria's Scientific Studies Research Center, Amr Armanazi, under E.O. 13382. In addition to these actions, the Treasury Department identified 117 aircraft operated by Iran Air, Mahan Air and Yas Air. Iran Air was previously designated pursuant to E.O. 13382 for providing support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. Mahan Air and Yas Air were designated pursuant to E.O. 13224 for providing support to or acting for or on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Qods Force. Treasury Department Press Release.