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Centre de Recherche de Kaboun


Centre d'Études et de Recherches Scientifiques (CERS); Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC); SSRC; CERS


Barzeh Street 4470, Damascus

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Official reason

The Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) is the Syrian regime's principal entity for the development of chemical weapons. The SSRC is responsible for the development and production of chemical weapons, as well as the missiles to deliver them, operating at a number of sites in Syria.

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(Designation details: date of listing: 21.01.2019)

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Restrictive measures against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons



Target State

Chemical Weapons


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 ...

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