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Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/282 of 26 February 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

OJ L 54I , 26.2.2018, p. 3–5 (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/reg_impl/2018/282/oj

26.2.2018   

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Official Journal of the European Union

LI 54/3


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/282

of 26 February 2018

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

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 36/2012 of 18 January 2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria and repealing Regulation (EU) No 442/2011 (1), and in particular Article 32(1) thereof,

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

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 considering the recent ministerial changes, two persons should be added to the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012. In addition, the information relating to five persons set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 should be updated.

(3)

Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This 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, 26 February 2018.

For the Council

The President

F. MOGHERINI


(1)  OJ L 16, 19.1.2012, p. 1.


ANNEX

I.

In the list set out in Part A (‘Persons’) of Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012, the following entries are added:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘258.

Mohamed Mazen Ali Yousef

(Image)

Date of birth: 17 May 1969

Place of birth: Damascus countryside

Minister of Industry. Appointed in January 2018.

26.2.2018

259.

Imad Abdullah Sara

(Image)

Date of birth: 1968;

Place of birth: Damascus, Syria

Minister of Information. Appointed in January 2018.

26.2.2018’

II.

In the list set out in Part A (‘Persons’) of Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012, the following entries are replaced as follows:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘56.

Ali (

Image

) Abdullah (

Image

) (a.k.a. Abdallah) Ayyub (

Image

) (a.k.a. Ayyoub, Ayub, Ayoub, Ayob)

Date of birth: 1952

Place of birth: Lattakia, Syria

Minister of Defence. Appointed in January 2018. Officer of the rank of General in the Syrian Army, in post after May 2011. Former Chief of General Staff of the Syrian Armed Forces. Person supporting the Assad regime and responsible for repression and violence against the civilian population in Syria.

14.11.2011

57.

Fahd (

Image

) (a.k.a. Fahid, Fahed) Jasim (

Image

) (a.k.a. Jasem, Jassim, Jassem) al-Furayj (

Image

) (a.k.a. Al-Freij)

Date of birth: 1 January 1950

Place of birth: Hama, Syria

Former Minister of Defence. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime's violent repression against the civilian population.

14.11.2011

212.

Ammar Al-Sharif

(a.k.a Amar Al-Sharif; Amar Al-Charif; Ammar Sharif; Ammar Charif; Ammar al Shareef; Ammar Sherif; Ammar Medhat Sherif)

(Image)

Date of birth: 26 June 1969

Place of birth: Lattakia

Nationality: Syrian

Syrian Passport:

 

number: 010312413;

 

issue number: 002-15-L093534;

 

date of issue: 14 July 2015

 

place of issue: Damascus-Centre;

 

expiry date: 13 July 2021

National number: 060-10276707

Leading Syrian businessman operating in Syria, active in the banking, insurance, and hospitality sectors. Founding partner of Byblos Bank Syria, major shareholder in Unlimited Hospitality Ltd, and board member of the Solidarity Alliance Insurance Company and the Al-Aqueelah Takaful Insurance Company.

28.10.2016

221.

Mohammed (a.k.a. Mohamed, Muhammad, Mohammad) Ramez Tourjman (a.k.a. Tourjuman)

(Image)

Date of birth: 1966

Place of birth: Damascus, Syria

Former Minister of Information. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime's violent repression against the civilian population.

14.11.2016

227.

Ahmad al-Hamu (a.k.a. al-Hamo)

(Image)

Date of birth: 1947

Former Minister of Industry. As a former Government Minister shares responsibility for the regime's violent repression against the civilian population.

14.11.2016’


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