On 12 December 2014, the EU published Council Decision 2014/901/CFSP which amends Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP and Council Regulation (EU) No 1323/2014 which amends Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria.
The Council has agreed “to impose a prohibition on the export of jet fuel and relevant additives to Syria as they are being used by the Assad regime’s air force which undertakes indiscriminate air attacks against the civilian population”.
The new measures prohibit the following:
- The sale, supply, transfer or export of jet fuel and additives specifically formulated for jet fuel to Syria; and
- Providing direct or indirect financial assistance, insurance, reinsurance or brokering services relating to any of the above transactions.