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Document 32016R1398

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1398 of 19 August 2016 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

C/2016/5464

OJ L 227, 20.8.2016, 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/2016/1398/oj

20.8.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 227/1


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1398

of 19 August 2016

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 of 7 July 2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq (1), and in particular Article 11(b) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 lists public bodies, corporations and agencies and natural and legal persons, bodies and entities of the previous government of Iraq covered by the freezing of funds and economic resources that were located outside Iraq on the date of 22 May 2003 under that Regulation.

(2)

On 12 August 2016, the Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council decided to remove two entities from the list of persons or entities to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources should apply, with reference to paragraphs 19 and 23 of Resolution 1483(2003) of the United Nations Security Council.

(3)

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 is hereby amended as set out in 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 Brussels, 19 August 2016.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Head of the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments


(1)  OJ L 169, 8.7.2003, p. 6. Regulation as last amended by Council Regulation (EU) No 131/2011 (OJ L 41, 15.2.2011, p. 1).


ANNEX

In Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1210/2003 the following entries are deleted:

(a)

‘65.

IRAQI OIL TANKERS COMPANY (alias IRAQI OIL TANKERS ENTERPRISE). Address: PO Box 37, Basrah, Iraq.’;

(b)

‘171.

STATE OIL MARKETING ORGANISATION. Address: PO Box 5118, Khanat Al-Jaysh, Baghdad, Iraq.’


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