Travel exemptions in effect

The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) decided on 6 April 2019 that the travel ban imposed by paragraph 1 (b) of resolution 2255 (2015) shall not apply to the travels of Abdul Ghani Baradar Abdul Ahmad Turk (TAi.024), Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai Padshah Khan (TAi.067), Zia-Ur-Rahman Madani (TAi.102), Abdul Salam Hanafi Ali Mardan Qul (TAi.027), Shahabuddin Delawar (TAi.113), Abdul Latif Mansur (TAi.007), Amir Khan Motaqi (TAi.026), Abdul-Haq Wasiq (TAi.082), Khairullah Khairkhwah (TAi.093), Nurullah Nuri (TAi.089), and Fazl Mohammad Mazloom (TAi.023), to participate in peace talks in a range of countries during a nine-month time period beginning on 1 April 2019 and ending on 31 December 2019. The requested exemption is solely for travels required for participation in peace and reconciliation discussions. Individual itineraries will depend on the location of peace discussions. The Committee has also decided to grant a limited asset freeze exemption only for financing exempted travels. 

The travel ban exemptions for the above-mentioned individuals were extended by the Committee for 90-day periods on 30 December 2019, on 31 March 2020 and on 29 June 2020 until 27 September 2020, on the same terms as the travel ban exemption initially granted.