Turkey adds four names to al-Qaeda linked sanctions list

ANKARA - The Turkish Council of Ministers added on Friday four names from al-Qaeda to a list of people and organizations being sanctioned.

The Council added the personal information of Ashraf Muhammad Yousef Othman Abd Alsalam and Abd al Malik Muhammad Yusuf Uthman Abd al Salam from Jordan, Ibrahim Isa Hajji Muhammad al-Bakr from Qatar and Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili from Georgia.

The Council of Ministers' resolution in relation to the freezing of assets of people and corporations listed by the UN Security Council has been published in the official gazette. 

In accordance with the resolution, the assets of people and corporations listed by the UN Security Council Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1988 (2011) and 1989 (2011) were decided to be frozen in Turkey.

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