Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Bi Sidi Soulemane


Souleymane Bi Sidi; Sidiki Abbas; "General" Sidiki; Sidiki; Bi Sidi SOULEMAN


President and self-proclaimed “general” of the Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation (3R)


Central African Republic




Koui, Ouham-Pendé prefecture, Central African Republic

Reg. ID

N°235/MISPAT/DIRCAB/DGPC/DGAEI/SI/SP (passport-National passport) (issued by Minister of Interior of the Central African Republic on 2019-03-15)(Laissez-passer no.)

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Official reason

Bi Sidi Souleman was listed on 5 August 2020 pursuant to paragraph 20 and paragraph 21 (b) of resolution 2399 (2018), extended by paragraph 5 of resolution 2507 (2020), for engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of the Central African Republic, including acts that threaten or impede the stabilizati...

Other Information

President and self-proclaimed ‘general’ of the Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation (3R) armed group, Bi Sidi Souleman has engaged in acts threatening the peace, stability and security of the CAR and, in particular, threatening the implementation of the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in CAR signed on 6 February 2019 in Bangui. H...

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Program information




Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic



Target State

Central African Republic


Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Prohibition to satisfy claims, 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; - It is prohibited to satisfy claims made by the persons listed in Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected...

Official Information

On 5 December 2013, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2127 (2013), which imposes an arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR). The EU implemented this decision on 23 December 2013. On 28 January 2014, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2134 (2014) imposing also targeted restrictive measures on persons or entities that...

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