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Document 32022R1010

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1010 of 27 June 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

ST/9862/2022/INIT

OJ L 170, 28.6.2022, p. 17–21 (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/reg_impl/2022/1010/oj

28.6.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/17


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022/1010

of 27 June 2022

implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 of 23 March 2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran and repealing Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 (1), and in particular Article 46(2) thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 23 March 2012, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 267/2012.

(2)

On the basis of a review of Annex II to Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP (2), the restrictive measures against all persons and entities in the list set out therein should be maintained, insofar as their names are not mentioned in Annex VI to that Decision, and 17 entries included in Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 should be updated.

(3)

Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that 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 Luxembourg, 27 June 2022.

For the Council

The President

A. PANNIER-RUNACHER


(1)  OJ L 88, 24.3.2012, p. 1.

(2)  Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP of 26 July 2010 concerning restrictive measures against Iran and repealing Common Position 2007/140/CFSP (OJ L 195, 27.7.2010, p. 39).


ANNEX

Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 is amended as follows:

(1)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran.’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘A. Persons’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘8.

Ebrahim MAHMUDZADEH

 

Head of the Management Board of Iran Telecommunications; former Managing Director of Iran Electronic Industries (see Part B, No 20). Director general of the Armed Forces Social Security Organization until September 2020. Iranian Deputy Defense Minister until December 2020.

23.6.2008

27.

Kamran DANESHJOO (a.k.a. DANESHJOU)

 

Former Minister of Science, Research and Technology. As project manager of the 111th section of the AMAD Plan, he has provided support for Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities.

1.12.2011’

(2)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran.’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘B. Entities’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘20.

Iran Electronics Industries

(including all branches) and subsidiaries:

P. O. Box 18575-365, Tehran, Iran

Wholly-owned subsidiary of MODAFL (and therefore a sister-organisation to AIO, AvIO and DIO). Its role is to manufacture electronic components for Iranian weapons systems.

23.6.2008

 

(b)

Iran Communications Industries (ICI)

(a.k.a. Sanaye Mokhaberat Iran; Iran Communication Industries; Iran Communications Industries Group; Iran Communications Industries Co.)

PO Box 19295-4731, Pasdaran Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: PO Box 19575-131, 34 Apadana Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: Shahid Langary Street, Nobonyad Square Ave, Pasdaran, Tehran

Iran Communications Industries, a subsidiary of Iran Electronics Industries (listed by the EU), produces various items including communication systems, avionics, optics and electro-optics devices, micro-electronics, information technology, test and measurement, telecommunication security, electronic warfare, radar tube manufacture and refurbishment, and missile launchers. ICI procured sensitive material through Hoda Trading, its Hong Kong based subsidiary.

26.7.2010

52.

Raad Iran (a.k.a. Raad Automation Company; Middle East Raad Automation; RAAD Automation Co.; Raad Iran Automation Co.; RAADIRAN; Middle East RAAD Automation Co.; Automasion RAAD Khavar Mianeh; Automation Raad Khavar Mianeh Nabbet Co)

Unit 1, No 35, Bouali Sina Sharghi, Chehel Sotoun Street, Fatemi Square, Tehran

A company involved in procurement of inverters for Iran's proscribed enrichment programme. Raad Iran was established to produce and design controlling systems and provides the sale and installation of inverters and programmable Logic Controllers.

23.5.2011’

(3)

under the heading ‘II. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘A. Persons’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘1.

IRGC Brigadier-General Javad DARVISH-VAND

 

Former Deputy Minister of Defence and Inspector General of MODAFL.

23.6.2008

2.

Rear Admiral Ali FADAVI

 

Deputy Commander-General of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Former Commander of IRGC Navy.

26.7.2010

3.

Parviz FATAH

Born in 1961

Former member of the IRGC. Former Minister of Energy. Since July 2019, head of the “Mostazafan Foundation”, former member of the Board of Trustees of the Imam Khomeini Foundation.

26.7.2010

4.

IRGC Brigadier-General Seyyed Mahdi FARAHI

 

Deputy Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Support since 2021. Previously Deputy Minister of Defence and Industrial Affairs of the Ministry of Defence, head of the Defence Industries and Aerospace Organizations of the Ministry of Defence, as well as commander of the Armed Forces Personnel Training Camp. Former head of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organisation (AIO) and former managing director of the UN-designated Defence Industries Organisation (DIO). Member of the IRGC.

23.6.2008

6.

Mohammad Ali JAFARI

 

Former Commander of the IRGC. Currently head of the Hazrat Baqiatollah al-Azam Cultural and Social Headquarters.

23.6.2008

7.

IRGC Brigadier-General Mostafa Mohammad NAJJAR

 

Former Minister for the Interior and former Minister of MODAFL, responsible for all military programmes, including ballistic missiles programmes. Since September 2013, Senior Advisor to the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces on Knowledge and Technology Industry. Member of the IRGC.

23.6.2008

10.

Rostam QASEMI (a.k.a. Rostam Qassemi; Rostam GHASEMI)

Born in 1961

Since 25 August 2021, Minister for Road and Urban Development. Former Commander of Khatam al-Anbiya.

26.7.2010

12.

IRGC Brigadier-General Ali SHAMSHIRI

 

Member of the IRGC. Advisor to the director of the Defence Science and Education Research Institute. Has held senior roles in MODAFL.

23.6.2008

13.

IRGC Brigadier-General Ahmad VAHIDI

 

Since 25 August 2021, Minister of Interior. Former President of the Supreme National Defence University and former Minister of MODAFL.

23.6.2008

17.

Ali Ashraf NOURI

 

Head of the Basij Islamic Revolution Art Educational and Research Complex. Formerly IRGC Deputy Commander, IRGC Political Bureau Chief.

23.1.2012

18.

Hojatoleslam Ali SAIDI (a.k.a. Hojjat- al-Eslam Ali Saidi or Saeedi)

 

Since March 2017, head of the ideological and political bureau of the Supreme Leader in his role as Commander-in-chief. Previously representative of the Supreme Leader to the IRGC.

23.1.2012’

(4)

under the heading ‘II. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘B. Entities’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘9.

Mehr Bank (a.k.a Mehr Finance and Credit Institute; Mehr Interest-Free Bank)

No. 182, Shahid Tohidi St, 4th Golsetan, Pasdaran Ave, Tehran 1666943, Iran

Mehr Bank is controlled by Bonyad Taavon Sepah and the IRGC. Mehr Bank provides financial services to the IRGC. According to an open source interview with the then head of Bonyad Taavon Sepah, Parviz Fatah, Bonyad Taavon Sepah created Mehr Bank to serve the Basij (paramilitary arm of the IRGC).

23.05.2011

12.

Etemad Amin Invest Co Mobin (a.k.a.: Etemad Amin Investment Company Mobin; Etemad-e Mobin; Etemad Amin Invest Company Mobin; Etemad Mobin Co.; Etemad Mobin Trust Co.; Etemade Mobin Company; Mobin Trust Consortium; Etemad-e Mobin Consortium)

Pasadaran Av. Tehran, Iran

A company owned or controlled by IRGC that contributes to financing the strategic interests of the regime.

26.7.2010’


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