04/03/2003
Press Release
SC/7676



SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ADDS NAMES OF THREE ENTITIES TO CONSOLIDATED LIST


The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) has added on 4 March 2003 the following entities to its consolidated list (Al-Qaida section):


1.      Islamic International Brigade (IIB) (a.k.a. the Islamic Peacekeeping Brigade; the Islamic Peacekeeping Army; the International Brigade; Islamic Peacekeeping Battalion; International Battalion; Islamic Peacekeeping International Brigade)


2. Special Purpose Islamic Regiment (SPIR) (a.k.a. the Islamic Special Purpose Regiment; the al-Jihad-Fisi-Sabililah Special Islamic Regiment)


3. Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Chechen Martyrs (RSRSBCM) (a.k.a. Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion; Riyadh-as-Saliheen; the Sabotage and Military Surveillance Group of the Riyadh al-Salihin Martyrs; Firqat al-Takhrib wa al-Istitla al-Askariyah li Shuhada Riyadh al-Salihin)


The list is updated regularly, on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations.  An updated list is accessible at the Committee’s Web site:  http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/1267/1267ListEng.htm.


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