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Document 32022D0755

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/755 of 16 May 2022 implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan

ST/8423/2022/INIT

OJ L 138, 17.5.2022, p. 17–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2022/755/oj

17.5.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 138/17


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2022/755

of 16 May 2022

implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 31(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 of 7 May 2015 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan and repealing Decision 2014/449/CFSP (1), and in particular Article 9(2) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 7 May 2015, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2015/740.

(2)

In accordance with Article 12(2) of Decision (CFSP) 2015/740, the Council has reviewed the list of persons subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex II to that Decision.

(3)

The Council has concluded that restrictive measures against one person listed in Annex II to Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 should be maintained and that the entry for that person should be updated and renumbered.

(4)

Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex II to Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 16 May 2022.

For the Council

The President

J. BORRELL FONTELLES


(1)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/740 of 7 May 2015 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in South Sudan and repealing Decision 2014/449/CFSP (OJ L 117, 8.5.2015, p. 52).


ANNEX

In Annex II to Decision (CFSP) 2015/740, the table is replaced by the following:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons for listing

Date of listing

‘1.

Michael MAKUEI LUETH

DoB: 1947

PoB: Bor, Sudan (now South Sudan)

Gender: male

Michael Makuei Lueth has held the position of Minister for Information and Broadcasting since 2013 and continues to hold that position in the Transitional Government of National Unity. He was also the public spokesman for the government delegation to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development peace talks from 2014 to 2015 and from 2016 to 2018.

Makuei has obstructed the political process in South Sudan, in particular by obstructing through inflammatory public statements the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) of August 2015 (replaced in September 2018 by the “Revitalised ARCSS” (R-ARCSS)), by obstructing the work of the ARCSS Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC, renamed “Reconstituted JMEC” under R-ARCSS) and by obstructing the establishment of the ARCSS Transitional Justice Institutions, which is also provided for in R-ARCSS. He has also obstructed the operations of the United Nations’ Regional Protection Force.

Makuei is also responsible for serious violations of human rights, including restrictions on freedom of expression.

3.2.2018’


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