NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING

QDi.372
Gulmurod Khalimov
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
29 February 2016
Date(s) on which the narrative summary was updated: 
29 February 2016
Reason for listing: 

Gulmurod Khalimov was listed on 29 February 2016 pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 4 of resolution 2161 (2014) as being associated with Al-Qaida for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing, or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf of, or in support of” Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115).

Additional information: 

Gulmurod Khalimov is former Tajikistan special operations colonel, police commander, and military expert. He is a Syria-based member and recruiter of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Khalimov appeared in a propaganda video confirming that he had defected to ISIL and publically called for violent activities.