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Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds
Ansar Eddine to Its Sanctions List
On 19 March 2013, 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 2083 (2012) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:
B. Entities and other groups and undertakings associated with Al-Qaida
QE.A.135.13. Name: ANSAR EDDINE
Original script: انصار الدين
A.k.a.: Ansar Dine F.k.a.: na Address: Mali Listed on: 20 Mar. 2013 Other information: Was founded in December 2011 by Iyad ag Ghali (QI.A.316.13.). Linked to the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (QE.T.14.01) and Mouvement pour l’Unification et le Jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) (QE.M.134.12). Associated with Abdelmalek Droukdel (QI.D.232.07.).
In accordance with paragraph 17 of resolution 2083 (2012), the Committee has made accessible on its website the narrative summary of reasons for listing of the above name, at the following URL: http://www.un.org/sc/committees/1267/NSQE13513E.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 tenth update of the List in 2013. 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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