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Document 32012R0266

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 266/2012 of 23 March 2012 implementing Article 32(1) of Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

OJ L 87, 24.3.2012, p. 45–48 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 18 Volume 007 P. 292 - 295

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2012/266/oj

24.3.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 87/45


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 266/2012

of 23 March 2012

implementing Article 32(1) of Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 of 18 January 2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria (1), and in particular Article 32(1) thereof.

Whereas:

(1)

On 18 January 2012, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 36/2012.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria and in accordance with Council Implementing Decision 2012/172/CFSP (2) implementing Decision 2011/782/CFSP (3) concerning restrictive measures against Syria, additional persons and entities should be included in the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012.

(3)

In addition, the entries concerning certain persons and an entity included in the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 should be amended,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The persons and entities listed in Annex I to this Regulation shall be added to the list set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012.

Article 2

In Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012, the entries for the persons and an entity listed in Annex II to this Regulation shall be replaced by the entries as set out in Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 3

The Regulation shall enter into force on the date of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 23 March 2012.

For the Council

The President

C. ASHTON


(1)  OJ L 16, 19.1.2012, p. 1.

(2)  See page 103 of this Official Journal.

(3)  OJ L 319, 2.12.2011, p. 56.


ANNEX I

Persons and entities referred to in Article 1

A.   Persons

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Anisa Al Assad

(a.k.a. Anisah Al Assad)

Born: 1934

Maiden name: Makhlouf

Mother of President Al-Assad. Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.

23.3.2012

2.

Bushra Al Assad

(a.k.a. Bushra Shawkat)

Born: 24.10.1960

Sister of Bashar al Assad, and wife of Asif Shawkat, Deputy Chief of Staff for Security and Reconnaissance.

Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad and other core Syrian regime figures, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.

23.3.2012

3.

Asma Al Assad (a.k.a. Asma Fawaz Al Akhras)

Born: 11.08.1975

Place of Birth: London, UK

Passport number: 707512830 expires 22/9/2020

Maiden name: Al Akhras

Wife of Bashar Al Assad. Given the close personal relationship and intrinsic financial relationship to the Syrian President, Bashar Al Assad, she benefits from and is associated with the Syrian regime.

23.3.2012

4.

Manal Al Assad (a.k.a. Manal Al Ahmad)

Born: 02.02.1970

Place of Birth: Damascus

Passport number (Syrian): 0000000914

Maiden name: Al Akhras

Spouse of Maher Al Assad, and as such benefiting from and closely associated with the regime.

23.3.2012

5.

Imad Mohammad Deeb Khamis

Born: 1 August 1961

Place of Birth: near Damascus

Minister of Electricity. Responsible for using power cuts as a method of repression.

23.3.2012

6.

Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji

Born: 1954

Place of Birth: Tartus

Minister of Local Administration. Responsible for local government authorities and thus responsible for repression against the civilian population by local governments.

23.3.2012

7.

Joseph Suwaid

Born: 1958

Place of Birth: Damascus

Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

23.3.2012

8.

Ghiath Jeraatli

Born: 1950

Place of Birth: Salamiya

Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

23.3.2012

9.

Hussein Mahmoud Farzat

Born: 1957

Place of Birth: Hama

Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

23.3.2012

10.

Yousef Suleiman Al-Ahmad

Born: 1956

Place of Birth: Hasaka

Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

23.3.2012

11.

Hassan al-Sari

Born: 1953

Place of Birth: Hama

Minister of State and as such closely associated with the regime’s policy.

23.3.2012

12.

Mazen al-Tabba

Born: 01.01.1958

Place of Birth: Damascus

Passport number (Syrian): 004415063 expires 06.05.2015

Business partner of Ihab Makhlouf and Nizar al-Assad (subjected to sanctions on 23/08/2011); co-owner, with Rami Makhlouf, of the Al-Diyar lil-Saraafa currency exchange company, which supports the policy of the Central Bank of Syria.

23.3.2012


B.   Entities

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Syrian Petroleum company

Address: Dummar Province, Expansion Square, Island 19- Building 32

P.O. BOX: 2849 or 3378

Phone: 00963-11-3137935 or 3137913

Fax: 00963-11-3137979 or 3137977

E-mail: spccom2@scs-net.org or

spccom1@scs-net.org

Website: www.spc.com.sy

Website: www.spc-sy.com

State-owned oil company. Provides financial support to the Syrian regime

23.3.2012

2.

Mahrukat Company

(The Syrian Company for the Storage and Distribution of Petroleum Products)

Headquarters: Damascus - Al Adawi st., Petroleum building

Fax: 00963-11/4445796

Phone: 00963-11/44451348 - 4451349

E-mail: mahrukat@net.sy

Website: http://www.mahrukat.gov.sy/indexeng.php

State-owned oil company. Provides financial support to the Syrian regime

23.3.2012


ANNEX II

Persons and entity referred to in Article 2

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Tarif Akhras

Born 2 June 1951 in Homs, Syria

Syrian passport nr. 0000092405

Prominent businessman benefiting from and supporting the regime. Founder of the Akhras Group (commodities, trading, processing and logistics) and former Chairman of the Homs Chamber of Commerce. Close business relations with President Al-Assad’s family. Member of the Board of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce. Provided industrial and residential premises for improvised detention camps, as well as logistical support for the regime (buses and tank loaders).

2.9.2011

2.

Issam Anbouba

Born 1952 in Homs, Syria

President of Anbouba for Agricultural Industries Co. Provides financial support to the Syrian regime.

2.9.2011

3.

Ra’if Al-Quwatly (a.k.a. Ri’af Al-Quwatli a.k.a. Raeef Al-Kouatly)

 

Business associate of Maher Al-Assad and responsible for managing some of his business interests; provides funding to the regime.

23.6.2011

4.

Bassam Sabbagh

Born on 24 August 1959 in Damascus. Address: Kasaa, Anwar al Attar Street, al Midani building, Damascus.

Syrian passport no 004326765 issued 2 November 2008, valid until November 2014.

Legal and financial adviser and manages affairs of Rami Makhlouf and Khaldoun Makhlouf. Involved with Bashar al-Assad in funding a real estate project in Latakia. Provides financial support for the regime.

14.11.2011

5.

Mohamed Hamcho

Born on 20 May 1966;

passport No 002954347

Syrian businessman and local agent for several foreign companies; associate of Maher al-Assad, managing a part of his financial and economic interests and as such provides funding to the regime

23.5.2011

6.

El-Tel. Co. (El-Tel. Middle East Company

Address: Dair Ali Jordan Highway, P.O. Box 13052, Damascus – Syria

Tel. +963-11-2212345

Fax +963-11-44694450

E-mail: sales@eltelme.com

Website: www.eltelme.com

Manufacturing and supplying communication and transmission towers and other equipment for the Syrian army.

23.9.2011

7.

Rami Makhlouf

Born on 10 July 1969 in Damascus,

passport No 454224

Syrian businessman; cousin of President Bashar Al-Assad, controls the investment funds Al Mahreq, Bena Properties, Cham Holding Syriatel, Souruh Company thereby furnishing financing and support to the regime.

9.5.2011

8.

Ihab (a.k.a. Ehab, Iehab) Makhlouf

Born on 21 January 1973 in Damascus;

passport No N002848852

President of Syriatel, which transfers 50 % of its profits to the Syrian government by way of its licencing contract.

23.5.2011


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