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Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/350 of 4 March 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

ST/6081/2019/INIT

OJ L 63I , 4.3.2019, p. 1–3 (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/2019/350/oj

4.3.2019   

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Official Journal of the European Union

LI 63/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/350

of 4 March 2019

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 appointments and gubernatorial changes, seven 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. The information relating to eight persons set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 should be updated.

(3)

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, 4 March 2019.

For the Council

The President

A. ANTON


(1)  OJ L 16, 19.1.2012, p. 1.


ANNEX

I.   

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

‘275.

Major General Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun

Born: 1957; Place of birth: Idleb;

Gender: male

Minister of Interior.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

276.

Mohammad Rami Radwan Martini

Born: 1970; Place of birth: Aleppo;

Gender: male

Minister of Tourism.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

277.

Imad Muwaffaq al-Azab

Born: 1970; Place of birth: Damascus Contryside;

Gender: male

Minister of Education.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

278.

Bassam Bashir Ibrahim

Born: 1960; Place of birth: Hama;

Gender: male

Minister of Higher Education.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

279.

Suhail Mohammad Abdullatif

Born: 1961; Place of birth: Lattakia;

Gender: male

Minister of Public Works and Housing.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

280.

Iyad Mohammad al-Khatib

Born: 1974; Place of birth: Damascus;

Gender: male

Minister of Communications and Technology.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019

281.

Mohammad Maen Zein-al-Abidin Jazba

Born: 1962; Place of birth: Aleppo;

Gender: male

Minister of Industry.

Appointed in November 2018.

4.3.2019’

II.   

In Section 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

‘74.

Mohammad Walid Ghazal

Born: 1951; Place of birth: Aleppo;

Gender: male

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

21.10.2014

107.

Mohammad Ibrahim Al-Sha'ar

Born: 1956; Place of birth: Aleppo;

Gender: male

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

1.12.2011

172.

Ali Hadar

Gender: male

Head of the National Reconciliation Agency and former State Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime's violent repression against the civilian population.

16.10.2012

188.

Bishr Riyad Yazigi

Born: 1972;

Gender: male

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

24.6.2014

190.

Hussein Arnous (a.k.a. Arnus)

Born: 1953;

Gender: male

Water Resources Minister. As a Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime's violent repression against the civilian population.

24.6.2014

213.

Bishr al-Sabban (a.k.a Mohammed Bishr Al-Sabban; Bishr Mazin Al-Sabban)

Gender: male

Former Governor of Damascus, who was appointed by, and is associated with, Bashar al-Assad. Supports the regime and is responsible for the violent repression against the civilian population in Syria, including engaging in discriminatory practices against Sunni communities within the capital.

28.10.2016

217.

Atef Naddaf

Born: 1956; Place of birth: Damascus Countryside;

Gender: male

Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection.

Appointed in November 2018.

14.11.2016

219.

Ali Al-Zafir

Born: 1962; Place of birth: Tartous;

Gender: male

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

14.11.2016’


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