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Financial Sanctions: Terrorism and Terrorist Financing

Thursday, 23 January 2020

The Terrorism and Other Crime (Financial Restrictions) Act 2014 implements the terrorist asset-freezing requirements of UN Security Council Resolution 1373 (2001) and Council Regulation (EU) No 2580/2001.

Council Regulation (EU) 2580/2001 imposing financial sanctions against Terrorist and Terrorist Financing has been amended with effect from 14 January 2019.

The following entry has been amended and is still subject to an asset freeze.




Title: Major General

DOB: 11/03/1957.

POB: Qom, IranĀ 

a.k.a: (1) SALIMANI, Qasem (2) SOLAIMANI, Qasem (3) SOLEIMANY, Qasim (4) SOLEMANI, Qasem (5) SOLEYMANI, Ghasem (6) SOLEYMANI, Qasem (7) SULAIMANI, Qasem (8) SULAYMAN, Qasem (9) SULAYMAN, Qasmi (10) SULEMANI, Qasem

Nationality: Iranian (Iranian citizenship)

Passport Details: 008827 issued in Iran

Position: Commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, IRGC - Qods

Other Information: (Deceased). Both UK listing and EU listing under Terrorism and Terrorist Financing. EU listing under Syria. Promoted to Major General, retaining his position as Commander of Qods Force. UN listing under Iran (nuc prol). Male. UN Ref IRi.039. Also known as Haj Qasem, Haji Qassem and Sarder Soleimani.

Listed on: 17/10/2011 Last Updated: [10/07/2019] 20/01/2020 Group ID: 9062.

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to theĀ FIU. Where a relevant institution has already reported details of accounts, other funds or economic resources held frozen for the designated individual they are not required to report these details again.

Further information is contained in the Terrorism and Financing of Terrorism Notice or can be obtained by contacting Customs and Excise

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