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Friday, November 7, 2014

Internal memo: Sanctions Committee on Yemen adopts sanctions against former president Saleh, 2 Houthi leaders

PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 2140 (2014)                             7 November 2014

Note by the Chair

The Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) presents her compliments to the members of the Committee.

In reference to the letter dated 31 October 2014 from the United States Mission to the United Nations, proposing the designation of three individuals as subject to the assets freeze and travel ban measures outlined, respectively, in paragraphs 11 and 15, of resolution 2140 (2014), together with a corresponding press release, circulated under Note S/AC.56/2014/NOTE.28 of 31 October 2014, the Chair wishes to inform the members that no holds or objections were placed by the set deadline of Friday, 7 November 2014, 5:00 p.m. for the consideration of the proposed designations.

Consequently, the proposed designations are approved and the Chair will instruct the Secretariat to proceed with making the Committee List together with the corresponding narrative summaries available on the Committee website, issuing the press release, as revised, informing Member States about the List, and notifying the Permanent Mission of Yemen to the United Nations of the listing, in accordance with, respectively, paragraphs 6(c), 5(g), 5(h) and 5(i) of the Committee’s Guidelines.

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