2.8.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 199/74


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION 2011/488/CFSP

of 1 August 2011

implementing Decision 2011/273/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 31(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2011/273/CFSP of 9 May 2011 concerning restrictive measures against Syria (1), and in particular Article 5(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 9 May 2011, the Council adopted Decision 2011/273/CFSP.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria, additional persons should be added to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures set out in the Annex to Decision 2011/273/CFSP,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The persons listed in the Annex to this Decision shall be added to the list of persons and entities set out in the Annex to Decision 2011/273/CFSP.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 1 August 2011.

For the Council

The President

M. DOWGIELEWICZ


(1)  OJ L 121, 10.5.2011, p. 11.


ANNEX

Persons referred to in Article 1

A.   Persons

 

Name

Identifying information (date of birth, place of birth…)

Reasons

Date of listing

1.

Mr Mohammad Mufleh

 

Head of Syrian Military Intelligence in the town of Hama, involved in the crackdown on demonstrators.

1.8.2011

2.

Major General Tawfiq Younes

 

Head of the Department for Internal Security of the General Intelligence Directorate; involved in violence against the civilian population.

1.8.2011

3.

Mr Mohammed Makhlouf (a.k.a. Abu Rami)

Born in Latakia, Syria, 19.10.1932

Close associate and maternal uncle of Bashar and Mahir al-Assad. Business associate and father of Rami, Ihab and Iyad Makhlouf.

1.8.2011

4.

Ayman Jabir

Born Latakia

Associate of Mahir al-Assad for the Shabiha militia. Directly involved in repression and violence against the civilian population and co-ordination of Shabiha militia groups

1.8.2011

5.

General Ali Habib Mahmoud

Born Tartous, 1939. Appointed Minister of Defence 3 June 2009

Minister of Defence. Responsible for conduct and operations of Syrian Armed Forces involved in repression and violence against the civilian population

1.8.2011