15 June 2011
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee Approves Deletion


of Entry of Safet Ekrem Durguti from Consolidated List


Decision Taken Following Review of De-listing

Request Submitted Through Office of the Ombudsperson

On 14 June 2011, the Security Council Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee decided to remove the name of Mr. Safet Ekrem Durguti from its Consolidated List after concluding its consideration of the de-listing request submitted by this individual through the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Report of the Ombudsperson on this de-listing request.

Therefore, the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution1904 (2009) no longer apply to the following individual:

Removed from Section C. Individuals associated with Al-Qaida

QI.D.153.03. Name: 1: SAFET 2: EKREM 3: DURGUTI 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 10 May 1967  POB: Orahovac, Kosovo  Good quality a.k.a.: na  Low quality a.k.a.: na  Nationality: Bosnia and Herzegovina  Passport no.: Bosnia and Herzegovina biometric passport number 6371551 issued in Travnik, issued on 9 Apr. 2009 , valid until 4 Sep. 2014  National identification no.: a) Bosnia and Herzegovina Personal Identification number 1005967953038  b) Bosnia and Herzegovina identity card number 04DFC71259   c) Bosnia and Herzegovina driving license number 04DFA8802 issued by the Ministry of Interior of the Central Bosnia Canton, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Address: 175 Bosanska Street, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Listed on: 26 Dec. 2003 (amended on 16 Sep. 2008, 24 Mar. 2009, 16 May 2011)  Other information: Father’s name is Ekrem. Founder and head of Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (QE.A.71.02.) from 1998 until 2002. Working as a teacher at Elci Ibrahim Pasha’s Madrasah, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina since Oct. 1994. Review pursuant to Security Council resolution 1822 (2008) was concluded on 22 Apr. 2010.

The names of individuals and entities removed from the Consolidated List pursuant to a decision by the Committee may be found in the “Press Releases” section on the Committee’s website.  Other information about de-listing may be found on the Committee’s website at: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/delisting.shtml.

The Committee’s Consolidated List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations.  This is part of the twelfth update of the List in 2011.  An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL:  http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/consolist.shtml.

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