16.5.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 128/50


COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2007/338/CFSP

of 14 May 2007

renewing certain restrictive measures against Uzbekistan

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 14 November 2005, the Council adopted Common Position 2005/792/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Uzbekistan (1) in response to the excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force by the Uzbek security forces during events in Andijan in May 2005. Certain restrictive measures were renewed by Common Position 2006/787/CFSP of 13 November 2006 (2).

(2)

In the light of an evaluation of the situation in Uzbekistan, the Council has decided to renew the restrictive measures on admission in respect of specific persons for a period of six months. During this period, the Council will review the measures in the light of any significant changes to the current situation, in particular with regard to the elements described in recital 7 of Common Position 2005/792/CFSP,

HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:

Article 1

The measures set out in Article 3 of Common Position 2005/792/CFSP are hereby extended for a period of six months. They apply to the individuals listed in the Annex to this Common Position, who are directly responsible for the indiscriminate and disproportionate use of force in Andijan and the obstruction of an independent inquiry.

Article 2

This Common Position 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 3

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

Article 4

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

Done at Brussels, 14 May 2007.

For the Council

The President

F.-W. STEINMEIER


(1)  OJ L 299, 16.11.2005, p. 72.

(2)  OJ L 318, 17.11.2006, p. 43.


ANNEX

List of persons referred to in Article 1

1.

Surname, first name: Almatov, Zakirjan

Sex: male

Title, function: former Minister of Interior

Address: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Date of birth:

10 October 1949

Place of birth: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Passport or ID No: Passport No DA 0002600 (Diplomatic ppt)

Nationality: Uzbek

2.

Surname, first name: Mullajonov, Tokhir Okhunovich

Alias: alternative spelling for surname: Mullajanov

Sex: male

Title, function: former First Deputy Interior Minister

Address: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Date of birth:

10 October 1950

Place of birth: Ferghana, Uzbekistan

Passport or ID No: Passport No DA 0003586 (Diplomatic ppt) expires 5 November 2009

Nationality: Uzbek

3.

Surname, first name: Mirzaev, Ruslan

Sex: male

Title, function: Minister of Defence, former National Security Council State Adviser

4.

Surname, first name: Ergashev, Pavel Islamovich

Sex: male

Title, function: Colonel, Commander of the ‘Center’ Military Brigade

5.

Surname, first name: Mamo, Vladimir Adolfovich

Sex: male

Title, function: Major General, Deputy Commander, Defence Ministry Special Forces Brigade

6.

Surname, first name: Pak, Gregori

Sex: male

Title, function: Colonel, Commander of the Interior Ministry rapid reaction brigade (unit 7332)

7.

Surname, first name: Tadzhiev, Valeri

Sex: male

Title, function: Colonel, Commander of the Interior Ministry Special Forces Autonomous Detachment (unit 7351)

8.

Surname, first name: Inoyatov, Rustam Raulovich

Sex: male

Title, function: Chief of SNB (National Security Service)

Address: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Date of birth:

22 June 1944

Place of birth: Sherabad, Uzbekistan

Passport or ID No: Passport no DA 0003171 (Diplomatic ppt); also diplomatic passport No 0001892 (expired 15 September 2004)

Nationality: Uzbek