November 14, 2018

ISIL Khorasan Declared Foreign Terrorist Organization

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9406]


In the Matter of the Designation of ISIL Khorasan also known as 
Islamic State's Khorasan Province also known as ISIS Wilayat Khorasan 
also known as ISIL's South Asia Branch also known as South Asian 
Chapter of ISIL as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Pursuant to Section 
219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended

    Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this 
matter, and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary 
of the Treasury, I conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to 
find that the relevant circumstances described in section 219 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter ``INA'') (8 
U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to ISIL Khorasan also known as Islamic 
State's Khorasan Province also known as ISIS Wilayat Khorasan also 
known as ISIL's South Asia Branch also known as South Asian chapter of 
ISIL.
    Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and 
its aliases as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 
of the INA.
    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: December 31, 2015.
John F. Kerry,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-00614 Filed 1-13-16; 8:45 am]
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