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Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds
One Entity to Its Sanctions List
On 5 December 2012, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the addition of the entry specified below to its Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 1989 (2011) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:
B. Entities and other groups and undertakings associated with Al-Qaida
QE.M.134.12. Name: Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO)
Name (original script): حركة التوحيد والجهاد في غرب إفريقيا
A.k.a.: na F.k.a.: na Address: a) Mali b) Algeria Listed on: 5 Dec. 2012 Other information: Associated with The Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01.) and Mokhtar Belmokhtar (QI.B.136.03.). Active in the Sahel/Sahara region.
In accordance with paragraph 19 of resolution 1989 (2011), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summaries of reasons for listing of the above names, at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/narrative.shtml.
The Committee’s Al-Qaida Sanctions List is updated regularly on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional organizations. This is the thirty-fourth update of the List in 2012. An updated List is accessible on the Committee’s website at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/aq_sanctions_list.shtml.
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