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EU, OFSI add to Syria sanctions

Yesterday, UK regulators implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/211 by adding the following persons:

1. ABBAS, Yasser Aziz
DOB: 22/08/1978. a.k.a: (1) ABAS, Yaser, Aziz (2) ABAS, Yasr, Aziz (3) ABAS, Yasser, Aziz (4) ABBAS, Yaser, Aziz (5) ABBAS, Yasr, Aziz Nationality: Syrian Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria. Supports and/or benefits from the regime through business dealings, including fuel smuggling and weapons transfers. Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Bajaa Trading Services LLC, Qudrah Trading, Tafawoq Tourism Projects Company, Top Business, Yang King, Al-Aziz Group Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13814.
2. AL-IMAM, Mahir BurhanEddine
Nationality: Syrian Position: General Manager of Telsa Group/Telsa Telecom and Castro LLC Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria with business interests in tourism, telecommunications and real estate. Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Telsa Group/Telsa Telecom; Tazamon Contracting LLC; Castro LLC. Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13815.
3. AL-KATTAN, Waseem
DOB: 04/03/1976. a.k.a: (1) AL-KATAN, Waseem (2) AL-KATAN, Waseem, Anouar (3) AL-KATAN, Wasim (4) AL-KATAN, Wasim, Anouar (5) AL-KATAN, Wasseem (6) AL-KATAN, Wasseem, Anouar (7) AL-KATAN, Wassim (8) AL-KATAN, Wassim, Anouar (9) AL-KATTAN, Waseem, Anouar (10) AL-KATTAN, Wasim (11) AL-KATTAN, Wasim, Anouar (12) AL-KATTAN, Wasseem (13) AL-KATTAN, Wasseem, Anouar (14) AL-KATTAN, Wassim (15) AL-KATTAN, Wassim, Anouar (16) AL-QATAN, Waseem (17) AL-QATAN, Waseem, Anouar (18) AL-QATAN, Wasim (19) AL-QATAN, Wasim, Anouar (20) AL-QATAN, Wasseem (21) AL-QATAN, Wasseem, Anouar (22) AL- QATAN, Wassim (23) AL-QATAN, Wassim, Anouar (24) AL-QATTAN, Waseem (25) AL-QATTAN, Waseem, Anouar (26) AL-QATTAN, Wasim (27) AL-QATTAN, Wasim, Anouar (28) AL-QATTAN, Wasseem (29) AL-QATTAN, Wasseem, Anouar (30) AL- QATTAN, Wassim (31) AL-QATTAN, Wassim, Anouar Nationality: Syrian Position: President of Damascus Countryside (Rural) Province Chamber of Commerce Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria. Owner of multiple businesses and holding companies with interests and activities in various economic sectors such as real estate, luxury hotel industry and commercial centres. Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Larosa Furniture/Furnishing; Jasmine Fields Company Ltd., Muruj Cham (Murooj al-Cham) Investment and Tourism Group; Adam and Investment LLC, Universal Market Company LLC, Treasurer of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13824.
4. FOZ, Amer
DOB: 11/03/1976. Nationality: Syrian Passport Details: Passport Number: 06010274747 Position: General Manager of ASM International General Trading LLC (ASM International Trading) Other Information: Leading businessperson with personal and family business interests and activities in multiple sectors of the Syrian economy, including through Aman Holding (formerly known as the Aman Group). Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: EU-designated Samer Foz, EU-designated Aman Holding (Aman Damascus Joint Stock Company), ASM International General Trading LLC (ASM International Trading). Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13817.
5. RUSTOM, Saqr
a.k.a: (1) AL-ROSTOM, Saqer (2) AL-ROSTOM, Saqer, Asaad (3) AL-ROSTOM, Saqer, Asad (4) AL-ROSTOM, Saqer, As’ad (5) AL-ROSTOM, Saqr (6) AL-ROSTOM, Saqr, Asaad (7) AL-ROSTOM, Saqr, Asad (8) AL-ROSTOM, Saqr, As’ad (9) ALRUSTOM, Saqer (10) AL-RUSTOM, Saqer, Asaad (11) AL-RUSTOM, Saqer, Asad (12) AL- RUSTOM, Saqer, As’ad (13) ALRUSTOM, Saqr (14) AL-RUSTOM, Saqr, Asaad (15) AL- RUSTOM, Saqr, Asad (16) AL-RUSTOM, Saqr, As’ad (17) RUSTOM, Saqer (18) RUSTOM, Saqer, Asaad (19) RUSTOM, Saqer, Asad (20) RUSTOM, Saqer, As’ad (21) RUSTOM, Saqr, Asaad (22) RUSTOM, Saqr, Asad (23) RUSTOM, Saqr, As’ad Nationality: Syrian Position: Head of National Defence Force in Homs Other Information: Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Bassam Hassan (his uncle), Damas Real Estate Development and Investment LLC. Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13818.
6. SABRA, Abdelkader
DOB: 14/09/1955. a.k.a: (1) SABRA, Abd al Kader (2) SABRA, Abd el Kader (3) SABRA, Abdul, Kader, Abd al Qadr (4) SABRA, Abdul, Qadr (5) SABRAH, Abd al Kader (6) SABRAH, Abd el Kader (7) SABRAH, Abdelkader (8) SABRAH, Abdul , Kader, Abd al Qadr (9) SABRAH, Abdul, Qadr Nationality: 1) Syrian 2) Lebanese Position: Owner of Sabra Maritime Agency, ead of the Syrian-Turkish Businessmen Council, founding partner of Phoenicia Tourism Company, President of the Chamber of Maritime Navigation in Syria Other Information: Leading businessperson operating in Syria with multiple economic interests, especially in the maritime and tourism sectors. Close business associate of Rami Maklouf (EU- designated). Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Phoenicia Tourism Company, Sabra Maritime Agency Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13819.
7. TAHER, Khodr Ali
DOB: –/–/1976. Nationality: Syrian Position: Director and owner of Ella Media Services, founding partner of Castle Security and Protection and of Jasmine Contracting Company, Chairman and founding partner of the Syrian Hotel Management Company, Manager and owner of Ematel Other Information: Leading businessperson operating across multiple sectors of the Syrian economy, including private security, mobile phone retail, hotel management, advertising services and domestic money transfer. Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Citadel for Protection, Guard and Security Services (Castle Security and protection), Ematel LLC (Ematel Communications), Syrian Hotel Management Company, Jasmine Contracting Company. Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13820
8. AL-OLABI, Adel Anwar
DOB: –/–/1976. a.k.a: (1) AL-OLABI, Adil, Anwar (2) EL-OULABI, Adel, Anouar Nationality: Syrian Position: Vice Chairman of Damascus Cham Holding Company (DCHC), Governor of Damascus Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13821.

and entities:

1. AL QATARJI COMPANY
a.k.a: (1) Al-Sham and Al-Darwish Company (2) Katarji Group (3) Katerji Group (4) Khatirji Group (5) Qatarji International Group Address: Mazzah, Damascus, Syria. Other Information: Prominent company operating across multiple sectors of the Syrian economy. Has facilitated fuel, arms and ammunition trade between the regime and various actors including ISIS (Daesh). Type of entity: private company. Business sector: import/export, trucking, supply of oil and commodities. Name of Director/Management: Hussam ALQATIRJI, CEO (EU-designated). Ultimate beneficial owner: Hussam AL-QATIRJI (EU-designated). Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Arvada/Arfada Petroleum Company JSC. Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13822.
2. DAMASCUS CHAM HOLDING COMPANY
a.k.a: Damascus Cham Private Joint Stock Company Other Information: Damascus Cham Holding Company was established by the regime as the investment arm of the Governorate of Damascus in order to manage the properties of the Governorate of Damascus and implement the Marota City project. Type of entity: Public-owned company under private law. Business sector: Real estate development. Name of Director/Management: Adel Anwar AL-OLABI, vice chairman of the Board of Directors and governor of Damascus (EU-designated). Ultimate beneficial owner: Governorate of Damascus. Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Rami Makhlouf (EU-designated), Samer Foz (EU-designated), Mazen Tarazi (EU-designated), Talas Group, owned by businessman Anas Talas (EU- designated), Exceed Development and Investment Company, owned by private investors Hayan Mohammad Nazem Qaddour, and Maen Rizk Allah Haykal (both EU-designated), Khaled Al-Zubaidi and Nader Qalei (both EU-designated). Listed on: 17/02/2020 Last Updated: 17/02/2020 Group ID: 13823.

to its Syria sanctions program.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/211

Categories: EU Updates OFSI Updates Sanctions Lists Syrian Sanctions

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