BUTEMBO AIRLINES (BAL)

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BUTEMBO AIRLINES (BAL)
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee's website: 
29 October 2014
Reason for listing: 

BUTEMBO AIRLINES (BAL) was listed on 29 March 2007 pursuant to the measures on arms established by paragraph 20 of resolution 1493 (2003), and extended pursuant to paragraph 1 of resolution 1596 (2005).

Additional information: 

“Kisoni Kambale (deceased on 5 July 2007 and subsequently de-listed on 24 April 2008) used his airline to transport FNI gold, rations and weapons between Mongbwalu and Butembo. This constitutes ‘provision of assistance’ to illegal armed groups in breach of the arms embargo of resolutions 1493 (2003) and 1596 (2005). Privately-owned airline, operates out of Butembo. Since December 2008, BAL no longer holds an aircraft operating license in the DRC.”