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UN, SECO update Iraq sanctions

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31 August 2022 

International sanction 

2022

Updated sanction report

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended the Annex to the Ordinance of 7. August 1990 on economic measures against the Republic of Iraq (RS 946,206).

By decision of 30. In August 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of persons, companies and entities sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. SECO therefore on 31. August 2022 adapted the sanctions database SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management), which is relevant for Switzerland, and published the adaptation on its website.

Swiss officials have removed:

SSID: 70-1736 Name: Sahir Berhan
DOB: 1967 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Dr. Sahir Barhan b) Saher Burhan Al-Deen c) Sahir Burhan Address: a) Baghdad, Iraq b) United Arab Emirates (possibly) Nationality: Iraq Justification: Board member on three Iraqi companies controlled by Uday Saddam Hussein and was a member of the Iraqi Olympic Committee’s executive office. Modifications: De- listed on 30 Aug 2022

from its Iraq sanctions, as per the United Nations 1518 Sanctions Committee. The UN’s listing looks like this:

IQi.077 Name: 1: SAHIR 2: BERHAN 3: na 4: na
Name (original script): الدكتور ساهــر برهــان
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 1967 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.: a) Dr. Sahir Barhan b) Saher Burhan Al-Deen c) Sahir Burhan Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Iraq Passport no: na National identification no: na Address: a) Baghdad, Iraq b) United Arab Emirates (possibly) Listed on: 2 Jun. 2004 Other information:

Links:

FINMA Notice

Data files of updates – PDF, XML

UN Notice

Categories: Iraq Sanctions Sanctions Lists SECO Updates UN Updates

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