Syria: Ministers of Finance, Economy, Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff and eight other individuals and 11 companies added to EU sanction list

A. Persons

1. Mohammad Al-Jleilati DoB 1945, PoB Damascus

Minister of Finance. Responsible for the Syrian economy.

2. Dr. Mohammad Nidal Al-Shaar DoB 1956, PoB Aleppo

Minister of Economy and Trade. Responsible for the Syrian economy.

3. Lt. General Fahid Al-Jassim

Chief of Staff. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

4. Major General Ibrahim Al-Hassan

Deputy Chief of Staff. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

5. Brigadier Khalil Zghraybih

14th Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

6. Brigadier Ali Barakat

103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

7. Brigadier Talal Makhluf

103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

8. Brigadier Nazih Hassun

Syrian Air Force Intelligence. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

9. Captain Maan Jdiid

Presidential Guard. Military official involved in the violence in Homs 

10. Muahmamd Al-Shaar

Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

11. Khald Al-Taweel

Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

12. Ghiath Fayad

Political Security Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs

 

B. Entities

1. Cham Press TV

Al Qudsi building, 2nd Floor – Baramkeh – Damascus Tel: +963 – 11- 2260805 Fax: +963 – 11 – 2260806 Email: mail@champress.com Website: www.champress.net

Television channel which participates in campaigns to spread disinformation and incite violence against demonstrators.

2. Al Watan

Al Watan Newspaper – Damascus – Duty Free Zone Tel: 00963 11 2137400 Fax: 00963 11 2139928.

Daily newspaper which participates in campaigns to spread disinformation and incite violence against demonstrators

3. Centre d’études et de recherches syrien (CERS)

(a.k.a. CERS, Centre d’Etude et de Recherche Scientifique; a.k.a. SSRC, Scientific Studies and Research Center; a.k.a. Centre de Recherche de Kaboun Barzeh Street, PO Box 4470, Damascus.

Provides support to the Syrian army for the acquisition of equipment used directly for the surveillance and repression of demonstrators.

4. Business Lab

Maysat Square Al Rasafi Street Bldg. 9, PO Box 7155, Damascus Tel: 963112725499; Fax: 963112725399

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.

5. Industrial Solutions

Baghdad Street 5, PO Box 6394, Damascus Tel /fax: 963114471080.

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.

6. Mechanical Construction Factory (MCF)

P.O. Box 35202, Industrial Zone, Al- Qadam Road, Damascus.

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.

7. Syronics – Syrian Arab Co. for Electronic Industries

Kaboon Street, P.O.Box 5966, Damascus Tel.-No.:+963-11-5111352 Fax:+963-11-5110117.

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.

8. Handasieh – Organization for Engineering Industries

P.O.Box 5966, Abou Bakr Al Seddeq Str. Damascus and PO BOX 2849 Al Moutanabi Street, Damascus and PO BOX 21120 Baramkeh, Damascus Tel: 963112121816 – 963112121834 – 963112214650 – 963112212743 – 963115110117.

Front company for the acquisition of sensitive equipment by the CERS.

9. Syria Trading Oil Company (Sytrol)

Prime Minister Building, 17 Street Nissan, Damascus, Syria.

State-owned company responsible for the entire export of oil from Syria. Provides financial support to the regime.

10. General Petroleum Corporation (GPC)

New Sham – Building of Syrian Oil Company, PO Box 60694, Damascus, Syria BOX: 60694 Tel: 963113141635 Fax: 963113141634 E-mail: info@gpc-sy.com

State-owned oil company. Provides financial support to the regime. 

11. Al Furat Petroleum Company

Dummar – New Sham – Western Dummer 1st. Island -Property 2299- AFPC Building P.O. Box 7660 Damascus – Syria. Tel: 00963-11- (6183333), 00963-11- (31913333) Fax: 00963-11- (6184444), 00963-11- (31914444) afpc@afpc.net.sy

Joint venture 50 % owned by GPC. Provides financial support to the regime.

 

The original documents can be found at:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:L:2011:319:SOM:EN:HTML

About Leif Eriksson

Leif Eriksson has worked in the field of asylum at the Swedish Migration Agency specializing in the Middle East, Schengen and the Dublin Regulation, as Migration Attaché and head of the migration section at the Swedish Embassy in Damascus 2005 - 2008, as a resettlement consultant at the UNHCR branch office in Damascus 2008 - 2009, Consul at the Swedish Consulate General in Jerusalem 2012 - 2013 and associate RSD/RST officer at UNHCR in Beirut 2013 - 2014. He currently lives in Tbilisi, Georgia.
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