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Kheir Eddib Asayed


Kheir Eddin al-Sayyed; Khaireddin al-Sayyed; Khairuddin as-Sayyed; Kheredden al-Sayyed; Mohamed Khair al-Sayyed; Khayr al-Din Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed; Khayr al-Din AL-SAYYED; خير الدين السيد


Former Governor of Idlib, associated with and appointed by President Bashar al‐Assad

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Former Governor of Idlib, associated with and appointed by President Bashar al-Assad. Benefits from and supports the Syrian regime, including by providing support for Syrian Armed Forces and pro-regime militia. Associated with the regime’s Minister of Awqaf, Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed, who is his brother.

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(Designation details: 28.10.2016)

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Restrictive measures against Syria


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

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- 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.

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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...

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