Press Releases

    SC/7676
    5 March 2003

    SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ADDS NAMES OF
    THREE ENTITIES TO CONSOLIDATED LIST


    NEW YORK, 4 March (UN Headquarters) -- The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) has added on 4 March 2003 the following entities to its consolidated list (Al-Qaida section):

    1. Islamic International Brigade (IIB) (a.k.a. the Islamic Peacekeeping Brigade; the Islamic Peacekeeping Army; the International Brigade; Islamic Peacekeeping Battalion; International Battalion; Islamic Peacekeeping International Brigade)

    2. Special Purpose Islamic Regiment (SPIR) (a.k.a. the Islamic Special Purpose Regiment; the al-Jihad-Fisi-Sabililah Special Islamic Regiment)

    3. Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion of Chechen Martyrs (RSRSBCM) (a.k.a. Riyadus-Salikhin Reconnaissance and Sabotage Battalion; Riyadh-as-Saliheen; the Sabotage and Military Surveillance Group of the Riyadh al-Salihin Martyrs; Firqat al-Takhrib wa al-Istitla al-Askariyah li Shuhada Riyadh al-Salihin)

    The list is updated regularly, on the basis of relevant information provided by Member States and regional organizations. An updated list is accessible at the Committee’s Web site:

    http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/1267/1267ListEng.htm

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