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Document 32022D0227

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/227 of 17 February 2022 amending Decision 2011/101/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Zimbabwe

ST/5640/2022/INIT

OJ L 38, 18.2.2022, p. 5–7 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, 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/2022/227/oj

18.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 38/5


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022/227

of 17 February 2022

amending Decision 2011/101/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Zimbabwe

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 29 thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 15 February 2011, the Council adopted Decision 2011/101/CFSP (1), concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Zimbabwe.

(2)

On the basis of a review of Decision 2011/101/CFSP, the restrictive measures should be renewed until 20 February 2023. The Council should keep them under constant review in the light of political and security developments in Zimbabwe.

(3)

Three persons should be deleted from the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures as set out in Annex I to Decision 2011/101/CFSP, and Annex II to Decision 2011/101/CFSP should be deleted.

(4)

Decision 2011/101/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Decision 2011/101/CFSP is amended as follows:

(1)

Article 10 is replaced by the following:

‘Article 10

1.   This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

2.   This Decision shall apply until 20 February 2023.

3.   This Decision shall be kept under constant review and shall be renewed, or amended as appropriate, if the Council deems that its objectives have not been met.’;

(2)

Annex I is amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision;

(3)

Annex II is deleted.

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, 17 February 2022.

For the Council

The President

J.-Y. LE DRIAN


(1)  Council Decision 2011/101/CFSP of 15 February 2011 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Zimbabwe (OJ L 42, 16.2.2011, p. 6.).


ANNEX

In Annex I to Decision 2011/101/CFSP, part ‘I. Persons’, the entries for the following persons are deleted:

‘2.

MUGABE, Grace

Born 23.7.1965

Passport AD001159

ID 63-646650Q70

Former Secretary of the ZANU-PF (Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front) Women’s league, involved in activities that seriously undermine democracy, respect for human rights and the rule of law. Took over the Iron Mask Estate in 2002; alleged to illicitly derive large profits from diamond mining.

5.

CHIWENGA, Constantine

Vice-President

Former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, retired General, born 25.8.1956

Passport AD000263

ID 63-327568M80

Vice-President and former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. Member of Joint Operational Command and complicit in forming or directing repressive state policy. Used army for farm takeovers. During 2008 elections was a prime architect of the violence associated with the process of the Presidential run-off.

7.

SIBANDA, Phillip Valerio (a.k.a. Valentine)

Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces

Former Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army, General, born 25.8.1956 or 24.12.1954

ID 63-357671H26

Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and former Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army. Senior army figure with ties to the Government and complicit in forming or directing oppressive state policy.’


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