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Firas Ahmad

Aliases

Firas AHMED

Position

Firas Ahmed is the Director of the Security Office of Institute 1000, the division of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC)

DoB

1967-01-21

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32019R0084&from=EN

Official reason

Firas Ahmed is the Director of the Security Office of Institute 1000, the division of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) responsible for developing and producing computer and electronic systems for Syria's chemical weapons programme. He was involved in transferring and concealing chemical weapons related materials following Syria's a...

Other Information

(Designation details: date of listing: 21.01.2019)

Date of listing

2019-01-21

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons

Regime

EU-horizontal

Target State

Chemical Weapons

Measures

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

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1544 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 of Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1544.

Official Information

At the European Council on 28 June 2018, Member States called for the prompt adoption of a new EU regime of restrictive measures to address the use and proliferation of chemical weapons. This is part of EU's support to the Decision of the Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (CWC) of 27 June 2018 ...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02018D1544-20211013