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Document 32019R0855

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/855 of 27 May 2019 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

ST/8860/2019/INIT

OJ L 140, 28.5.2019, p. 1–5 (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/2019/855/oj

28.5.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 140/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2019/855

of 27 May 2019

implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

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 267/2012 of 23 March 2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran and repealing Regulation (EU) No 961/2010 (1), and in particular Article 46(2) thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 23 March 2012, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 267/2012.

(2)

In accordance with Article 46(7) of Regulation (EU) No 267/2012, the Council has reviewed the list of designated persons and entities set out in Annex IX and Annex XIV to that Regulation.

(3)

The Council has concluded that 17 entries included in Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 should be updated.

(4)

Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 is amended as set out in the 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, 27 May 2019.

For the Council

The President

N. HURDUC


(1)  OJ L 88, 24.3.2012, p. 1.


ANNEX

Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 is amended as follows:

(1)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran.’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘A. Persons’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘14.

Brigadier-General Mohammad NADERI

 

Head of Iran's Aviation Industries Organisation (IAIO). Former Head of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organisation (AIO). AIO has taken part in sensitive Iranian programmes.

23.6.2008

23.

Davoud BABAEI

 

The current head of security for the Ministry Of Defence Armed Forces Logistics' research institute the Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which is run by UN-designated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi. The IAEA have identified SPND with their concerns over possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear programme over which Iran refuses to co-operate. As head of security, Babaei is responsible for preventing the disclosure of information including to the IAEA.

1.12.2011

25.

Sayed Shamsuddin BORBORUDI

a.k.a. Seyed Shamseddin BORBOROUDI

DOB: 21 September 1969

Deputy Head of UN designated Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, where he is subordinate to UN designated Feridun Abbasi Davani. Has been involved in the Iranian nuclear programme since at least 2002, including as the former head of procurement and logistics at AMAD, where he was responsible for using front companies such as Kimia Madan to procure equipment and material for Iran's nuclear weapons programme.

1.12.2011

27.

Kamran DANESHJOO (a.k.a. DANESHJOU)

 

Former Minister of Science, Research and Technology. He has provided support for Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities.

1.12.2011’

(2)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran.’, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘B. Entities’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘12.

Fajr Aviation Composite Industries

Mehrabad Airport, PO Box 13445-885, Tehran, Iran

A subsidiary of the IAIO within MODAFL both designated by the EU which primarily produces composite materials for the aircraft industry.

26.7.2010

95.

Samen Industries

2nd km of Khalaj Road End of Seyyedi St., P.O.Box 91735-549, 91735 Mashhad, Iran, Tel.: +98 511 3853008, +98 511 3870225

Shell name for UN-designated Khorasan Metallurgy Industries, subsidiary of Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG).

1.12.2011

153.

Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND)

 

The Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND) directly supports Iran's proliferation sensitive nuclear activities. The IAEA has identified SPND with their concerns over possible military dimensions (PMD) to Iran's nuclear programme. SPND is run by UN-designated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi and is part of the Ministry of Defence For Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) designated by the EU.

22.12.2012’

(3)

under heading II, the following entries replace the corresponding entries in the list set out under the subheading ‘A. Persons’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘1.

IRGC Brigadier-General Javad DARVISH-VAND

 

Former Deputy Minister and Inspector General of MODAFL.

23.6.2008

3.

Parviz FATAH

born 1961

Member of the IRGC. Former Minister of Energy.

26.7.2010

4.

IRGC Brigadier-General Seyyed Mahdi FARAHI

 

Former head of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organisation (AIO) and former managing director of the UN-designated Defence Industries Organisation (DIO). Member of the IRGC and a Deputy in Iran's Ministry of Defense for Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

23.6.2008

5.

IRGC Brigadier-General Ali HOSEYNITASH

 

Member of the IRGC. Member of the Supreme National Security Council and involved in formulating policy on nuclear issues.

23.6.2008

12.

IRGC Brigadier-General Ali SHAMSHIRI

 

Member of the IRGC. Has held senior roles in MODAFL.

23.6.2008

13.

IRGC Brigadier-General Ahmad VAHIDI

 

Former Minister of the MODAFL.

23.6.2008

15.

Abolghassem Mozaffari SHAMS

 

Former head of Khatam al-Anbiya Construction Headquarters.

1.12.2011’

(4)

under heading II, the following entry replaces the corresponding entry in the list set out under the subheading ‘B. Entities’:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘11.

Behnam Sahriyari Trading Company

Postal address: Ziba Building, 10th Floor, Northern Sohrevardi Street, Tehran, Iran

Involved in the shipment of arms on behalf of the IRGC.

23.1.2012’

(5)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran’, under subheading ‘B. Entities’, the following entry is added:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘20.

(b)

Iran Communications Industries (ICI)

PO Box 19295-4731, Pasdaran Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: PO Box 19575-131, 34 Apadana Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: Shahid Langary Street, Nobonyad Square Ave, Pasdaran, Tehran

Iran Communications Industries, a subsidiary of Iran Electronics Industries (listed by the EU), produces various items including communication systems, avionics, optics and electro-optics devices, micro-electronics, information technology, test and measurement, telecommunication security, electronic warfare, radar tube manufacture and refurbishment, and missile launchers.

26.7.2010’

(6)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran’, under subheading ‘B. Entities’, the following entry is removed:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘19.

Iran Communications Industries (ICI)

PO Box 19295-4731, Pasdaran Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: PO Box 19575-131, 34 Apadana Avenue, Tehran, Iran; Alternative address: Shahid Langary Street, Nobonyad Square Ave, Pasdaran, Tehran

Iran Communications Industries, a subsidiary of Iran Electronics Industries (see no 20), produces various items including communication systems, avionics, optics and electro-optics devices, micro-electronics, information technology, test and measurement, telecommunication security, electronic warfare, radar tube manufacture and refurbishment, and missile launchers. These items can be used in programmes that are under sanction per UNSCR 1737.

26.7.2010’

(7)

under heading II, under subheading ‘B. Entities’, the following entry is added:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘12.

Etemad Amin Invest Co Mobin

Pasadaran Av. Tehran, Iran

A company owned or controlled by IRGC that contributes to financing the strategic interests of the regime.

26.7.2010’

(8)

under the heading ‘I. Persons and entities involved in nuclear or ballistic missile activities and persons and entities providing support to the Government of Iran’, under subheading ‘B. Entities’, the following entry is removed:

 

Name

Identifying information

Reasons

Date of listing

‘10.

Etemad Amin Invest Co Mobin

Pasadaran Av. Tehran, Iran

Close to Naftar and to Bonyad-e Mostazafan, Etemad Amin Invest Co Mobin contributes to funding the strategic interests of the regime and of the parallel Iranian state.

26.7.2010’


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