March 19, 2018: EU, HMT adds 4 to Syria sanctions list

On Monday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/420 by adding the following persons to sanctions on Syria:

1. AJEEB Yusuf

a.k.a: (1) AJEEB, Yousef (2) AJIB, Yousef (3) AJIB, Yusuf Address: Scientific Studies, Barzeh Street, P.O. Box 4470, Damascus. Position: Head of Security for the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) Other Information: Holds the rank of Brigadier General, a senior officer in the Syrian Armed Forces, in post after May 2011. Since 2012, he has been Head of Security for the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) which is involved in the chemical weapons proliferation sector. As a result of his senior position as Head of Security for SSRC, he is associated with the designated entity SSRC. Listed on: 19/03/2018 Last Updated: 19/03/2018 Group ID: 13620.

2. FADHLUN Zuhair

a.k.a: (1) FADHLOUN, Zoher (2) FADHLOUN, Zuhair (3) FADHLUN,

Zoher (4) FADLOUN, Zoher (5) FADLOUN, Zuhair Address: Scientific Studies, Barzeh Street, P.O. Box 4470, Damascus. Position: Head of Institute 3000 (aka Institute 5000), Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) Other Information: Director of the branch of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) that is known as Institute 3000 (a.k.a. Institute 5000). In this role, he is responsible for chemical weapons projects, including production of chemical agents and munitions. Due to his senior position at SSRC, he is associated with designated entity SSRC. Listed on: 19/03/2018 Last Updated: 19/03/2018 Group ID: 13623.

3. SULAIMAN Maher

a.k.a: (1) SULAIMAN, Mahir (2) SULEIMAN, Maher (3) SULEIMAN,

Mahir Address: Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST), PO Box 31983, Damascus. Position: Director of the Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST) Other Information: Director of the Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology (HIAST), which provides training and support as part of the Syrian chemical weapons proliferation sector. Due to his senior position at the HIAST, which is an affiliate and subsidiary of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), he is associated with the HIAST and SSRC, both of which are designated entities. Listed on: 19/03/2018 Last Updated: 19/03/2018 Group ID: 13621.

4. TOHME Salam

a.k.a: (1) TAAME, Salam (2) TAAME, Salim (3) TA’MAH, Salam (4) TA’MAH, Salim (5) TOHME, Salim (6) TOUMAH, Salam (7) TOUMAH,

Salim Address: Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), Barzeh Street, PO Box 4470, Damascus. Position: Deputy Director General, Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) Other Information: Deputy Director General of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) which is responsible for the development and production of non-conventional weapons, including chemical weapons, and the missiles to deliver them. Due to his senior position at SSRC, he is associated with designated entity SSRC. Listed on: 19/03/2018 Last Updated: 19/03/2018 Group ID: 13622.

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/420

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