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Document 32017D1341

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1341 of 17 July 2017 implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria

OJ L 185, 18.7.2017, p. 56–59 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2017/1341/oj

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EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 185/56


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1341

of 17 July 2017

implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria

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 2013/255/CFSP of 31 May 2013 concerning restrictive measures against Syria (1) and in particular Article 30(1) thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 31 May 2013, the Council adopted Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria, in particular the use by the Syrian regime of chemical weapons and its involvement in chemical weapons proliferation, 16 persons should be added to the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

(3)

Decision 2013/255/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP is amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 17 July 2017.

For the Council

The President

F. MOGHERINI


(1)  OJ L 147, 1.6.2013, p. 14.


ANNEX

The following persons are added to the list set out in section A (Persons) of Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘242.

Samir Dabul

(a.k.a.: Samir Daaboul)

Date of birth: 4 September 1965

Title: Brigadier General

Holds the rank of Brigadier General, in post after May 2011.

As a senior military officer he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population and involved in the storage and deployment of chemical weapons. He is also associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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243.

Ali Wanus

(a.k.a.: Ali Wannous)

(Image)

Date of birth: 5 February 1964

Title: Brigadier General

Holds the rank of Brigadier General, in post after May 2011.

As a senior military officer he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population and involved in the storage and deployment of chemical weapons.

He is also associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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244.

Yasin Ahmad Dahi

(a.k.a.: Yasin Dahi; Yasin Dhahi)

(Image)

Date of birth: 1960

Title: Brigadier General

Holds the rank of Brigadier General in the Syrian Armed Forces, in post after May 2011. Senior officer within the Military Intelligence Directorate of the Syrian Armed Forces. Former head of Military Intelligence Branch 235 in Damascus and Military Intelligence in Homs. As a senior military officer he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population.

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245.

Muhammad Yousef Hasouri

(a.k.a.: Mohammad Yousef Hasouri; Mohammed Yousef Hasouri)

(Image)

Title: Brigadier General

Brigadier General Muhammad Hasouri is a senior officer of the Syrian Air Force, in post after May 2011. He holds the position as Chief of Staff of Air Force Brigade 50 and Deputy Commander of the Shayrat Airbase. Brigadier General Muhammad Hasouri operates in the chemical weapons proliferation sector. As a senior military officer he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria.

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246.

Malik Hasan

(a.k.a.: Malek Hassan)

(Image)

Title: Major General

Holds the rank of Major General, a senior officer and Commander of the 22nd Division of the Syrian Air Force, in post after May 2011.

As a senior officer of the Syrian Air Force and in the chain of command of the 22nd Division, he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, including the use of chemical weapons by aircraft operating from airbases under the control of the 22nd Division, such as the attack on Talmenas that the Joint Investigative Mechanism established by the United Nations reported was conducted by Hama airfield-based regime helicopters.

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247.

Jayyiz Rayyan Al-Musa

(a.k.a.: Jaez Sawada al-Hammoud al-Mousa; Jayez al-Hammoud al-Moussa)

(Image)

Title: Major General

Governor of Hasaka, appointed by Bashar al-Assad; he is associated with Bashar al-Assad.

Holds the rank of Major General, a senior officer and former Chief of Staff of the Syrian Air Force.

As a senior officer of the Syrian Air Force, he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, including the use of chemical weapons attacks by the Syrian regime during his tenure as Chief of Staff of the Syrian Air Force, as identified in the report of the Joint Investigative Mechanism established by the United Nations.

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248.

Mayzar 'Abdu Sawan

(a.k.a.: Meezar Sawan)

(Image)

Title: Major General

Holds the rank of Major General, a senior officer and Commander of the 20th Division of the Syrian Air Force, in post after May 2011.

As a senior officer in the Syrian air force he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population including attacks against civilian areas by aircraft operating from airbases under the control of the 20th Division.

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249.

Isam Zahr Al-Din

(a.k.a.: Isam Zuhair al-Din; Isam Zohruddin; Issam Zahruddin; Issam Zahreddine; Essam Zahruddin)

(Image)

Title: Brigadier General

Holds the rank of Brigadier General, a senior officer in the Republican Guard, in post after May 2011. As a senior military officer he is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population, including during the siege of Baba Amr in February 2012.

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250.

Mohammad Safwan Katan

(a.k.a.: Mohammad Safwan Qattan)

(Image)

 

Mohammad Safwan Katan is an engineer at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity. He is involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. Mohammad Safwan Katan has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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251.

Mohammad Ziad Ghritawi

(a.k.a.: Mohammad Ziad Ghraywati)

(Image)

 

Mohammad Ziad Ghritawi is an engineer at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre. He is involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. Mohammad Ziad Ghritawi has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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252.

Mohammad Darar Khaludi

(a.k.a.: Mohammad Darar Khloudi)

(Image)

 

Mohammad Darar Khaludi is an engineer at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre. He is involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. Mohammad Darar Khaludi has been also known to be involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is also associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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253.

Khaled Sawan

(Image)

 

Dr Khaled Sawan is an engineer at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, which is involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. He has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He has been associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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254.

Raymond Rizq

(a.k.a.: Raymond Rizk)

(Image)

 

Raymond Rizq is an engineer at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. He has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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255.

Fawwaz El-Atou

(a.k.a.: Fawaz Al Atto)

(Image)

 

Fawwaz El-Atou is a lab technician at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. Fawwaz El-Atou has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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256.

Fayez Asi

(a.k.a.: Fayez al-Asi)

(Image)

 

Fayez Asi is a lab technician at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, involved in chemical weapons proliferation and delivery. He has been involved in the construction of barrel bombs which have been used against the civilian population in Syria.

He is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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257.

Hala Sirhan

(a.k.a.: Halah Sirhan)

(Image)

Date of birth: 5 January 1953

Title: Dr

Dr Hala Sirhan works with Syrian Military Intelligence at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre. She operated in Institute 3000, which is involved in chemical weapons proliferation.

She is associated with the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, a listed entity.

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