Designation of Three Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13573 of May 18, 2011, “Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the Government of Syria”, 55167-55168 [2011-22687]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2011 / Notices Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9465760 (Malta) (vessel) [NPWMD] CHARIOT (f.k.a. IRAN KARIM; f.k.a. KARIM) Bulk Carrier 53,100DWT 31,117GRT Malta flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9465758 (vessel) [NPWMD] SABRINA (f.k.a. IRAN BASHEER) General Cargo 2,850DWT 2,563GRT Iran flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8215742 (vessel) [NPWMD] SARINA (f.k.a. IRAN SAHAR; f.k.a. RAEES ALI) General Cargo 2,876DWT 2,576GRT Iran flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8203608 (vessel) [NPWMD] SARIR (f.k.a. IRAN AMIRABAD) General Cargo 7,004DWT 5,676GRT Iran flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9368003 (vessel) [NPWMD] VIANA (f.k.a. IRAN GHADEER) General Cargo 3,955DWT 3,638GRT Iran flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9010723 (vessel) [NPWMD] VISTA (f.k.a. IRAN BASEER) General Cargo 3,955DWT 3,638GRT Iran flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9010711 (vessel) [NPWMD] Dated: August 29, 2011. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2011–22685 Filed 9–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Actions Taken Pursuant to Executive Order 13382 Related to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is removing one vessel previously identified as property blocked because of its connection to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) from OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: This removal by the Director of OFAC was effective on February 14, 2011. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202/622– 2490, Office of Foreign Assets Control; Assistant Director for Policy, tel.: 202/ VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Sep 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 622–4855, Office of Foreign Assets Control; or Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202/622–2410, Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treas.gov/offices/ enforcement/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. Background On June 28, 2005, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order 13382 (70 FR 38567, July 1, 2005) (the ‘‘Order’’), effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on June 29, 2005. In the Order, the President took additional steps with respect to the national emergency described and declared in Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern; (3) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, any activity or transaction described in clause (2) above or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the PO 00000 Frm 00170 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55167 Order; and (4) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. On February 14, 2011, the Director of OFAC removed one vessel that was previously identified as property of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) from OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. Removed Vessel Fourth Ocean Container Ship 82,200DWT 74,200GRT Malta flag (IRISL); Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9349605 (Malta) (vessel) [NPWMD]. Dated: August 29, 2011. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2011–22686 Filed 9–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of Three Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13573 of May 18, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the Government of Syria’’ 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 individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13573 of May 18, 2011, ‘‘Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the Government of Syria.’’ SUMMARY: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the three individuals identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13573, is effective on August 30, 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. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 55168 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2011 / 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On May 18, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13573, ‘‘Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the Government of Syria,’’ (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to, inter alia, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–06). In the Order, the President took additional steps with respect to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004, which was expanded in scope in Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Sep 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 Secretary of State: (1) To be a senior official of the Government of Syria; (2) to be an agency or instrumentality of the Government of Syria, or owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the Government of Syria or by an official or officials of the Government of Syria; (3) to have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of, any person whose property an interests in property are blocked pursuant to 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 interest are blocked pursuant to this order. On August 30, 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, three of individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13573. The listings for these individuals on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00171 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Individuals 1. AL-MOALLEM, Walid (a.k.a. MUALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. ALMOUALEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MUALEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MUALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. MUHI EDDINE MOALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. MOALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MOUALLEM, Walid), DOB 1941; POB Damascus, Syria; Foreign and Expatriates Minister; Minister for Foreign Affairs (INDIVIDUAL) [Syria]. 2. SHAABAN, Bouthaina (a.k.a. SHAABAN, Buthaina), Rawda Sq., Damascus, Syria; DOB 1953; POB Homs, Syria; Presidential Political and Media Advisor; Minister, Political and Media Advisor at the Presidency; Doctor (INDIVIDUAL) [Syria]. 3. KARIM ALI, Ali Abdul (a.k.a. ABDAL-KARIM ALI, Ali; a.k.a. ABD-ALKARIM, Ali; a.k.a. ABDULKARIM ALI, Ali; a.k.a. ABDULKARIM, Ali; a.k.a. KARIM ALI, Ali Abdel; a.k.a. KARIM, Ali Abdul), DOB 1953; POB Latakia Governorate, Syria; Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon (INDIVIDUAL) [Syria]. Dated: August 30, 2011. Adam Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2011–22687 Filed 9–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–AL–P E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 172 (Tuesday, September 6, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Designation of Three Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 
13573 of May 18, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the 
Government of 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 names of three individuals whose property 
and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13573 
of May 18, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the 
Government of Syria.''

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the three individuals 
identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13573, is 
effective on August 30, 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:

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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 May 18, 2011, the President issued Executive Order 13573, 
``Blocking Property of Senior Officials of the Government of Syria,'' 
(the ``Order'') pursuant to, inter alia, the International Emergency 
Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-06). In the Order, the President 
took additional steps with respect to the national emergency declared 
in Executive Order 13338 of May 11, 2004, which was expanded in scope 
in Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011.
    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 a 
senior official of the Government of Syria; (2) to be an agency or 
instrumentality of the Government of Syria, or owned or controlled, 
directly or indirectly, by the Government of Syria or by an official or 
officials of the Government of Syria; (3) to have materially assisted, 
sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support 
for, or goods or services in support of, any person whose property an 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to 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 
interest are blocked pursuant to this order.
    On August 30, 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, three of 
individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked 
pursuant to Executive Order 13573.
    The listings for these individuals on OFAC's list of Specially 
Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons appear as follows:

Individuals

    1. AL-MOALLEM, Walid (a.k.a. MUALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MOUALEM, 
Walid; a.k.a. AL-MUALEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MUALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. MUHI 
EDDINE MOALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. MOALLEM, Walid; a.k.a. AL-MOUALLEM, 
Walid), DOB 1941; POB Damascus, Syria; Foreign and Expatriates 
Minister; Minister for Foreign Affairs (INDIVIDUAL) [Syria].
    2. SHAABAN, Bouthaina (a.k.a. SHAABAN, Buthaina), Rawda Sq., 
Damascus, Syria; DOB 1953; POB Homs, Syria; Presidential Political and 
Media Advisor; Minister, Political and Media Advisor at the Presidency; 
Doctor (INDIVIDUAL) [Syria].
    3. KARIM ALI, Ali Abdul (a.k.a. ABD-AL-KARIM ALI, Ali; a.k.a. ABD-
AL-KARIM, Ali; a.k.a. ABDULKARIM ALI, Ali; a.k.a. ABDULKARIM, Ali; 
a.k.a. KARIM ALI, Ali Abdel; a.k.a. KARIM, Ali Abdul), DOB 1953; POB 
Latakia Governorate, Syria; Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon (INDIVIDUAL) 
[Syria].

    Dated: August 30, 2011.
Adam Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2011-22687 Filed 9-2-11; 8:45 am]
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