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Document 32009E0788

Council Common Position 2009/788/CFSP of 27 October 2009 concerning restrictive measures against the Republic of Guinea

OJ L 281, 28.10.2009, p. 7–11 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 24/10/2010; stavljeno izvan snage 32010D0638 . Latest consolidated version: 29/03/2010

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/compos/2009/788/oj

28.10.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 281/7


COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2009/788/CFSP

of 27 October 2009

concerning restrictive measures against the Republic of Guinea

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 15 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 29 September 2009, the European Union (EU) strongly condemned the violent crackdown by security forces on political demonstrators in Conakry on 28 September and called for the release of the arrested demonstrators and members of the opposition. The EU urged the authorities in the Republic of Guinea to immediately conduct a thorough investigation of the incidents.

(2)

On 6 October 2009, the EU, appalled by the reported human rights abuses following the crackdown and strongly concerned about developments in the Republic of Guinea, urged the National Council for Democracy and Development (NCDD), political parties and all relevant actors in the Republic of Guinea to take immediate action to restore the rule of law and put the country back on the path towards constitutional rule and democracy.

(3)

In view of the seriousness of the current situation in the Republic of Guinea, the Council considers it necessary to adopt measures targeting the members of the NCDD and individuals associated with them, responsible for the violent repression or the political stalemate in the country and to impose an arms embargo against the Republic of Guinea,

HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:

Article 1

The sale, supply, transfer or export of arms and related materiel of all types, including weapons and ammunition, military vehicles and equipment, paramilitary equipment and spare parts for the aforementioned, to the Republic of Guinea by nationals of Member States or from the territories of Member States or using their flag vessels or aircraft, shall be prohibited whether originating or not in their territories.

Article 2

1.   Article 1 shall not apply to:

(a)

the sale, supply, transfer or export of non-lethal military equipment intended solely for humanitarian or protective use, or for institution building programmes of the United Nations (UN), the EU and the Community, or for EU and UN crisis management operations;

(b)

the sale, supply, transfer or export of non-combat vehicles which have been manufactured or fitted with materials to provide ballistic protection, intended solely for protective use of personnel of the EU and its Member States in the Republic of Guinea,

on condition that such exports have been approved in advance by the competent authority.

2.   Article 1 shall not apply to protective clothing, including flak jackets and military helmets, temporarily exported to the Republic of Guinea by UN personnel, personnel of the EU, the Community or its Member States, representatives of the media and humanitarian and development workers and associated personnel for their personal use only.

Article 3

1.   Member States shall take the necessary measures to prevent the entry into, or transit through, their territories of the members of the NCDD and individuals associated with them, responsible for the violent repression of 28 September 2009 or the political stalemate in the country, as listed in the Annex.

2.   Paragraph 1 shall not oblige a Member State to refuse its own nationals entry into its territory.

3.   Paragraph 1 shall be without prejudice to the cases where a Member State is bound by an obligation of international law, namely:

(a)

as a host country of an international intergovernmental organisation;

(b)

as a host country to an international conference convened by, or under the auspices of, the UN; or

(c)

under a multilateral agreement conferring privileges and immunities; or

(d)

under the 1929 Treaty of Conciliation (Lateran pact) concluded by the Holy See (State of the Vatican City) and Italy.

4.   Paragraph 3 shall be considered as applying also in cases where a Member State is host country of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

5.   The Council shall be duly informed in all cases where a Member State grants an exemption pursuant to paragraphs 3 or 4.

6.   Member States may grant exemptions from the measures imposed under paragraph 1 where travel is justified on the grounds of urgent humanitarian need, or on grounds of attending intergovernmental meetings, including those promoted by the EU, or hosted by a Member State holding the Chairmanship in office of the OSCE, where a political dialogue is conducted that directly promotes democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the Republic of Guinea.

7.   A Member State wishing to grant exemptions referred to in paragraph 6 shall notify the Council in writing. The exemption shall be deemed to be granted unless one or more of the Council members raises an objection in writing within two working days of receiving notification of the proposed exemption. Should one or more of the Council members raise an objection, the Council, acting by a qualified majority, may decide to grant the proposed exemption.

8.   In cases where pursuant to paragraphs 3, 4, 6 and 7, a Member State authorises the entry into, or transit through, its territory of persons listed in the Annex, the authorisation shall be limited to the purpose for which it is given and to the persons concerned thereby.

Article 4

The Council, acting upon a proposal by a Member State or the Commission, shall adopt modifications to the lists contained in the Annex as required by political developments in the Republic of Guinea.

Article 5

In order to maximise the impact of the abovementioned measures, the EU shall encourage third States to adopt restrictive measures similar to those contained in this Common Position.

Article 6

This Common Position shall apply for a period of 12 months. It shall be kept under constant review. It shall be renewed, or amended as appropriate, if the Council deems that its objectives have not been met.

Article 7

This Common Position shall take effect on the date of its adoption.

Article 8

This Common Position shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Luxembourg, 27 October 2009.

For the Council

The President

C. BILDT


ANNEX

List of persons referred to in Article 3(1)

 

Name (and possible aliases)

Identifying information (function/title, date and place of birth (d.o.b. and p.o.b.), passport (Pass.)/ID card number, etc.)

1.

Captain Moussa Dadis CAMARA

President of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 01/01/64 or 29/12/68

Pass.: R0001318

2.

General Mamadouba Toto CAMARA

Minister for Security and Civil Protection and member of the CNDD

3.

General Sékouba KONATÉ

Minister for Defence and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 01/01/1964

Pass: R0003405

4.

Colonel Mathurin BANGOURA

Minister for Telecommunications and New Information Technologies and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 15/11/1962

Pass.: R0003491

5.

Lieutenant Colonel Aboubacar Sidiki (alias Idi Amin) CAMARA

Minister and Permanent Secretary of the CNDD, discharged from the army on 26/01/09

6.

Commandant Oumar BALDÉ

Member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 26/12/1964

Pass.: R0003076

7.

Commandant Mamadi MARA

Member of the CNDD

8.

Commandant Almamy CAMARA

Member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 17/10/75

Pass.: R0023013

9.

Lieutenant Col. Mamadou Bhoye DIALLO

Member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 01/01/1956

Pass.: Service R0001855

10.

Captain Koulako BÉAVOGUI

Member of the CNDD

11.

Lieutenant Colonel Kandia MARA

Member of the CNDD

Pass.: R0178636

12.

Colonel Sékou MARA

Deputy Director of National Police, member of the CNDD

13.

Morciré CAMARA

Member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 01/01/1949

Pass.: R0003216

14.

Alpha Yaya DIALLO

Member of the CNDD

15.

Commandant Mamadou Korka DIALLO

Minister for Trade, Industry and SMEs and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 19/02/1962

16.

Commandant Kelitigui FARO

Minister and Secretary-General to the Presidency of the Republic and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 03/08/1972

Pass.: R0003410

17.

Colonel Fodeba TOURÉ

Minister for Youth and member of the CNDD,

discharged from the army on 07/05/09,

d.o.b.: 07/06/1961

Pass.: R0003417/R0002132

18.

Commandant Cheick Tidiane CAMARA

Member of the CNDD

19.

Colonel Sékou (alias Sékouba) SAKO

Member of the CNDD

20.

Lieutenant Jean-Claude PIVI (alias COPLAN)

Minister with responsibility for presidential security and member of the CNDD

21.

Lieutenant Saa Alphonse TOURÉ

Member of the CNDD

22.

Commandant Moussa KEITA

Minister and Permanent Secretary of the CNDD with responsibility for relations with Republican Institutions and member of the CNDD

23.

Lt. Col. Aïdor (alias Aëdor) BAH

Member of the CNDD

24.

Commandant Bamou LAMA

Member of the CNDD

25.

Mr Mohamed Lamine KABA

Member of the CNDD

26.

Captain Daman (alias Dama) CONDÉ

Member of the CNDD

27.

Commandant Aboubacar Amadou DOUMBOUYA

Member of the CNDD

28.

Captain Moussa Tiégboro CAMARA

Minister attached to the Presidency with responsibility for special anti-drug services and organised crime and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 01/01/1968

Pass.: 7190

29.

Captain Issa CAMARA

Governor of Mamou and member of the CNDD

30.

Colonel Dr. Abdoulaye Chérif DIABY

Minister for Health and Sanitation and member of the CNDD

d.o.b.: 26/02/1957

Pass.: 13683

31.

Mamady CONDÉ

Member of the CNDD (PR to the UN)

d.o.b.: 28/11/52

Pass.: R0003212

32.

S-Lt.Cheikh Ahmed TOURÉ

Member of the CNDD

33.

Commandant Aboubacar Biro CONDÉ

Member of the CNDD

d.o.b.:15/10/1962

Pass.: 2443

34.

Bouna KEITA

Member of the CNDD

35.

Idrissa CHERIF

Presidential private office

d.o.b.:13/11/1967

Pass.: R0105758

36.

Mr. Mamoudou CONDÉ

State Secretary with responsibility for Strategic Issues and Sustainable Development

d.o.b.: 09/12/1960

Pass.: R0020803

37.

Lieutenant Aboubacar Chérif (alias Toumba) DIAKITÉ

Presidential aide-de-camp

38.

Ibrahima Khalil DIAWARA

Special adviser to ‘Toumba’ Diakité

d.o.b.: 01/01/1976

Pass.: R0000968

39.

S Lt Marcel KOIVOGUI

Deputy to Toumba Diakité

40.

Mr Papa Koly KOUROUMA

Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development

d.o.b.: 03/11/1962

Pass.: R11914

41.

Nouhou THIAM

CNDD spokesman

42.

Police Captain Théodore KOUROUMA

Attaché in the presidential private office

d.o.b.:13/05/1971

Pass.: Service R0001204


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