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Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/420 of 19 March 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

OJ L 75I , 19.3.2018, p. 1–2 (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/2018/420/oj

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EN

Official Journal of the European Union

LI 75/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/420

of 19 March 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, in particular the use by the Syrian regime of chemical weapons and its involvement in chemical weapons proliferation, four 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.

(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 day 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, 19 March 2018.

For the Council

The President

F. MOGHERINI


(1)  OJ L 16, 19.1.2012, p. 1.


ANNEX

The following persons are added to the list set out in Section A (Persons) of Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘260.

Yusuf Ajeeb

(a.k.a:Image; Yousef; Ajib)

Brigadier General; Doctor; Head of Security Office, Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)

Address: Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), Barzeh Street, P.O. Box 4470, Damascus

Holds the rank of Brigadier General, a senior officer in the Syrian Armed Forces, in post after May 2011. Since 2012, he has been Head of Security for the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) which is involved in the chemical weapons proliferation sector. As a result of his senior position as Head of Security for SSRC, he is associated with the designated entity SSRC.

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261.

Maher Sulaiman

(a.k.a:Image; Mahir; Suleiman)

Doctor; Director of the Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology

Address: Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST), P.O. Box 31983, Damascus

Director of the Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST), which provides training and support as part of the Syrian chemical weapons proliferation sector. Due to his senior position at the HIAST, which is an affiliate and subsidiary of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), he is associated with the HIAST and SSRC, both of which are designated entities.

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262.

Salam Tohme

(a.k.a:Image; Salim; Taame, Ta'mah, Toumah)

Doctor: Deputy Director General, Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)

Address: Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), Barzeh Street, P.O. Box 4470, Damascus

Deputy Director General of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) which is responsible for the development and production of non-conventional weapons, including chemical weapons, and the missiles to deliver them. Due to his senior position at SSRC, he is associated with designated entity SSRC.

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263.

Zuhair Fadhlun

(a.k.a:Image; Zoher; Fadloun, Fadhloun)

Head of Institute 3000 (a.k.a. Institute 5000), Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)

Address: Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), Barzeh Street, P.O. Box 4470, Damascus

Director of the branch of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) that is known as Institute 3000 (a.k.a. Institute 5000). In this role, he is responsible for chemical weapons projects, including production of chemical agents and munitions. Due to his senior position at SSRC, he is associated with designated entity SSRC.

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