16.2.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 41/6


COUNCIL DECISION 2010/92/CFSP

of 15 February 2010

extending restrictive measures against Zimbabwe

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 29 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 19 February 2004, the Council adopted Common Position 2004/161/CFSP renewing restrictive measures against Zimbabwe (1).

(2)

Council Common Position 2009/68/CFSP (2), adopted on 26 January 2009, extended Common Position 2004/161/CFSP until 20 February 2010.

(3)

In view of the situation in Zimbabwe, in particular the lack of progress in the implementation of the Global Political Agreement signed in September 2008, the restrictive measures provided for in Common Position 2004/161/CFSP should be extended for a further period of 12 months.

(4)

However, there are no longer grounds for keeping certain persons and entities on the list of persons, entities and bodies to which Common Position 2004/161/CFSP applies. The list set out in the Annex to Common Position 2004/161/CFSP should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The restrictive measures provided for in Common Position 2004/161/CFSP are hereby extended until 20 February 2011.

Article 2

The persons and entities mentioned in the Annex to this Decision shall be removed from the list set out in the Annex to Common Position 2004/161/CFSP.

Article 3

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

Article 4

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

Done at Brussels, 15 February 2010.

For the Council

The President

Á. GABILONDO


(1)  OJ L 50, 20.2.2004, p. 66.

(2)  OJ L 23, 27.1.2009, p. 43.


ANNEX

Persons and entities referred to in Article 2

I.   PERSONS

no3

Al Shanfari, Thamer Bin

no39

Dabengwa, Dumiso

no54

Hove, Richard

no57

Jangara (a.k.a. Changara), Thomsen

no113

Msika, Joseph W.

no203

Zvinavashe, Vitalis

II.   ENTITIES

no16

Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe

no17

Intermarket Holdings Ltd

no22

Oryx Diamonds Ltd (a.k.a. Oryx Natural Resources)

no27

Scotfin Ltd

no33

ZB Financial Holdings Ltd (a.k.a. Finhold)

no34

ZB Holdings Ltd

no37

Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (a.k.a. Zisco, Ziscosteel)

no39

Zimre Holdings Ltd

no40

Zimre Reinsurance Company (PVT) Ltd