March 12, 2018: SECO updates Syria sanctions

On Monday, Swiss authorities added the following 2 persons: 

SSID: 200-38314 Name: Yousef Mohamed Mazen Ali

DOB: 17 May 1969 POB: Damascus Countryside, Syrian Arab Republic

Justification: Minister of Industry. Appointed in January 2018. Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2018

SSID: 200-38320 Name: Sara Imad Abdullah

DOB: 1968 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Justification: Minister of Information. Appointed in January 2018. Modifications: Listed on 7 Mar 2018

to their Syrian sanctions program, and modified the following listings:

SSID: 200-11951 Name: Ali Abdullah Ayyub

Title: General DOB: 1952 POB: Lattakia, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Abdallah b) Ayyoub (Ayub, Ayoub, Ayob)

Justification: Minister of Defence. Appointed in January 2018. Officer of the rank of General in the Syrian Army, in post after May 2011. Former Chief of General Staff of the Syrian Armed Forces. Person supporting the Assad regime and responsible for repression and violence against the civilian population in Syria. Other information: a) Position: Chief of General Staff of the Syrian Arab Army and Armed Forces since 18 Jul 2012 b) Rank: General in the Syrian Arab Army Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 7 Mar 2018

SSID: 200-11955 Name: Fahd Jasim al-Furayj

Title: Lt. General DOB: 1 Jan 1950 POB: Hama, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Fahid (Fahed) b) Jasem (Jassim, Jassem) c) Al-Freij

Justification: Officer of the rank of General in the Syrian Army. Deputy Commander in Chief of the Syrian Armed Forces.Former Minister of Defence. ResponsibleAs a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime’s violent repression and use of violence against the civilian population in Syriapopulation. Other information: a) Positions: Minister of Defence, Deputy Commander in Chief of the Syrian Armed Forces b) Rank: Lt. General Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 7 Mar 2018

SSID: 200-35205 Name: Al-Sharif Ammar

DOB: 26 Jun 1969 POB: Lattakia, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Al-Charif (Sharif, Charif, al Shareef, Sherif) b) Amar c) Medhat Nationality: Syrian Arab Republic Identification document: a) Passport No. 010312413, Syrian Arab Republic, Date of issue: 14 Jul 2015, Place of issue: Damascus-Centre, Syrian Arab Republic, Expiry date: 13 Jul 2021 (Issue Number: 002-15-L093534) b) ID card No. 060-10276707, Syrian Arab Republic Justification: Leading Syrian businessman operating in Syria, active in the banking, insurance, and hospitality sectors. Founding partner of Byblos Bank Syria, major shareholder in Unlimited Hospitality Ltd, and board member of the Solidarity Alliance Insurance Company and the Al-Aqueelah Takaful Insurance Company. Modifications: Listed on 8 Nov 2016, amended on 7 Mar 2018

SSID: 200-35654 Name: Tourjman Mohammed Ramez

DOB: 1966 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Tourjuman b) Mohamed (Muhammad, Mohammad)

Justification: a) Information MinisterFormer Minister of Information. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the regime’s violent repression against the civilian population. b) Appointed in July 2016. Modifications: Listed on 9 Dec 2016, amended on 16 Jun 2017, 7 Mar 2018

SSID: 200-35703 Name: al-Hamu Ahmad

DOB: 1947 Good quality a.k.a.: al-Hamo

Justification: a) Former Minister of Industry. As a former Government Minister shares responsibility for Industrythe regime’s violent repression against the civilian population. b) Appointed in July 2016. Modifications: Listed on 9 Dec 2016, amended on 16 Jun 2017, 7 Mar 2018

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