Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Samer Zuhair Foz

Aliases

Samir Fawz; Samir Foz; Samer FOZ; سامر فوز; Samer Foz bin Zuhair

Position

Businessperson operating in Syria.

Nationality

Türkiye' 'Syrian Arab Republic

DoB

1973-05-20

Address

Platinum Tower, office no. 2405, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Reg. ID

['U09471711 (passport-National passport) (valid to 2024-07-21)(Turkish Passport)' '06010274705 (other-Other identification number) (Syrian national number)']

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32023R1027

Official reason

Leading businessperson operating in Syria, with interests and activities in multiple sectors of Syria’s economy. Samer Foz provides financial and other support to the Syrian regime, including funding the Military Security Shield Forces in Syria and brokering grain deals. He also benefits financially from access to commercial opportunities through t...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2019-01-21)

Date of listing

2023-05-26

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures against Syria

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Syria

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex I of Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

Official Information

On 27 May 2013, the Council of the EU adopted conclusions in which it condemned the violence and the continued widespread and systematic gross violations of human rights in Syria, the massacres committed by the Syrian armed forces and its militias, all instances of hostage taking of peacekeepers, and the atrocities committed by the Syrian regime. I...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02013D0255-20230720