2.8.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 199/33


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 755/2011

of 1 August 2011

implementing Regulation (EU) No 442/2011 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria

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 442/2011 of 9 May 2011 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria (1), and in particular Article 14(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 9 May 2011, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) No 442/2011.

(2)

In view of the gravity of the situation in Syria and in accordance with Council Implementing Decision 2011/488/CFSP of 1 August 2011 implementing Decision 2011/273/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria (2), additional persons should be added to the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 442/2011,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The persons listed in the Annex to this Regulation shall be added to the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies set out in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 442/2011.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day 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, 1 August 2011.

For the Council

The President

M. DOWGIELEWICZ


(1)  OJ L 121, 10.5.2011, p. 1.

(2)  See page 74 of this Official Journal.


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