Designation of One Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011, “Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights Abuses in Syria”, 54534-54535 [2011-22431]

Download as PDF 54534 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2011 / Notices in Washington, DC, we recommend that persons consider an alternative method (internet, fax, or professional delivery service) of submitting comments to the docket and ensuring their timely receipt at DOT. Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to http://www.regulations. gov, including any personal information provided. There is a privacy statement published on http://www.regulations.gov. Any comments received by September 14, 2011, will be considered before a Final Decision is issued. Late comments will be considered to the extent practicable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Helm by telephone at 405–954– 7219 or by e-mail at Charles.Helm@dot. gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background On December 22, 2010, Gexcon US, Inc., filed a petition for approval of FLACS as required under 49 CFR 190.9 and 193.2059(a). 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[FR Doc. 2011–22435 Filed 8–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of One Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights Abuses in Syria’’ Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one entity whose property and interests in SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2011 / Notices property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights Abuses in Syria.’’ DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of one entity identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13572, is effective on August 10, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (Treasury Annex), Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622– 2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On April 29, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13572, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights Abuses in Syria,’’ (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to, inter alia, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701– 06). In the Order, the President expanded the scope of the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, that come within the United States, or that are or come within the possession or control of any United States person, of persons listed in the Annex to the Order and of persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State: (1) To be responsible for or complicit in, or responsible for ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing, or to have participated in, the commission of human rights abuses in Syria, including those related to repression; (2) to be a senior official of an entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this Order; (3) to have materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the activities in subsection (b)(i) of Section 1 of the Order or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13338, Executive Order 13460, or this Order; or (4) to be owned or controlled VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:16 Aug 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 by, or to have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13460 or this Order. On August 10, 2011, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Department of State, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsection 1(b) of the Order, one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13572. The listings for the entity on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows: Entity Syriatel (a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile; a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile Telecom; a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile Telecom SA), Doctors Syndicate Building, Al Jalaa Street, Abu Roumaneh Area, PO Box 2900, Damascus, Syria [Syria]. Dated: August 10, 2011. Adam Szubin Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2011–22431 Filed 8–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of Three Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of three newly-designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designations by the Director of OFAC of the three individuals identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, are effective on August 16, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54535 available from OFAC’s Web site (http: //www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Designation of One Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13572 of 
April 29, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to 
Human Rights Abuses in Syria''

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the name of one entity whose property and 
interests in

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property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 
2011, ``Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human 
Rights Abuses in Syria.''

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of one entity identified 
in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13572, is effective on 
August 10, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (Treasury Annex), 
Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On April 29, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13572, 
``Blocking Property of Certain Persons with Respect to Human Rights 
Abuses in Syria,'' (the ``Order'') pursuant to, inter alia, the 
International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-06). In the 
Order, the President expanded the scope of the national emergency 
declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004.
    Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property that are in the United States, that 
come within the United States, or that are or come within the 
possession or control of any United States person, of persons listed in 
the Annex to the Order and of persons determined by the Secretary of 
the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State: (1) To be 
responsible for or complicit in, or responsible for ordering, 
controlling, or otherwise directing, or to have participated in, the 
commission of human rights abuses in Syria, including those related to 
repression; (2) to be a senior official of an entity whose property and 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to this Order; (3) to have 
materially assisted, sponsored or provided financial, material, or 
technological support for, or goods or services in support of, the 
activities in subsection (b)(i) of Section 1 of the Order or any person 
whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
Executive Order 13338, Executive Order 13460, or this Order; or (4) to 
be owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13460 or 
this Order.
    On August 10, 2011, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the 
Department of State, designated, pursuant to one or more of the 
criteria set forth in subsection 1(b) of the Order, one entity whose 
property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive 
Order 13572.
    The listings for the entity on OFAC's list of Specially Designated 
Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows:

Entity

    Syriatel (a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile; a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile Telecom; 
a.k.a. Syriatel Mobile Telecom SA), Doctors Syndicate Building, Al 
Jalaa Street, Abu Roumaneh Area, PO Box 2900, Damascus, Syria [Syria].

    Dated: August 10, 2011.
Adam Szubin
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2011-22431 Filed 8-31-11; 8:45 am]
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