March 2, 2016: OFAC makes DPRK & NPWMD designations

Last Wednesday, OFAC added the following persons: 

CHOE, Chun-sik (a.k.a. CHOE, Chun Sik; a.k.a. CH’OE, Ch’un-sik), Korea, North; DOB 12 Oct 1954; nationality Korea, North (individual) [NPWMD] (Linked To: SECOND ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES). 
 
HWANG, Pyong So (a.k.a. HWANG, Pyo’ng-so’), Korea, North; DOB 1940; Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission (individual) [DPRK2] (Linked To: NATIONAL DEFENSE COMMISSION). 
 
HYON, Gwang Il (a.k.a. HYON, Kwang Il), Korea, North; DOB 27 May 1961; nationality Korea, North; Department Director at the National Aerospace Development Administration (individual) [NPWMD] (Linked To: NATIONAL AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION). 
 
KANG, Mun-kil (a.k.a. JIAN, WenJi), Korea, North; nationality Korea, North; Passport PS 472330208 (Korea, North) expires 04 Jul 2017 (individual) [NPWMD] (Linked To: NAMCHONGANG TRADING CORPORATION). 
 
KIM, Song Chol (a.k.a. KIM, Hak Song); DOB 26 Mar 1968; alt. DOB 15 Oct 1970; nationality Korea, North; Passport 654120219 (Korea, North) expires 24 Feb 2019; alt. Passport 381420565 (Korea, North) expires 23 Nov 2016 (individual) [NPWMD] (Linked To: KOREA MINING DEVELOPMENT TRADING CORPORATION). 
 
PAK, Chun Il, Egypt; DOB 28 Jul 1954; nationality Korea, North; Passport 563410091 (Korea, North); North Korean Ambassador to Egypt (individual) [DPRK2]. 
 
PAK, Yong Sik (a.k.a. PAK, Yo’ng-sik), Korea, North; DOB 1950; Member of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Military Commission (individual) [DPRK2] (Linked To: WORKERS’ PARTY OF KOREA CENTRAL MILITARY COMMISSION). 
 
RI, Man Gon, Korea, North; DOB 1945 (individual) [DPRK2]. 
 
RI, Yong Mu (a.k.a. RI, Yong-Mu), Korea, North; DOB 25 Jan 1925; POB South Pyo’ngan Province, Pyo’ngso’ng; Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission (individual) [DPRK2] (Linked To: NATIONAL DEFENSE COMMISSION). 
 
SON, Jong Hyok (a.k.a. SON, Min), Egypt; DOB 20 May 1980; nationality Korea, North (individual) [NPWMD] (Linked To: KOREA MINING DEVELOPMENT TRADING CORPORATION). 
 
YU, Chol U, Korea, North; DOB 08 Aug 1959; Director, National Aerospace Development Administration (individual) [DPRK2] (Linked To: NATIONAL AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION).

and entities: 

NATIONAL DEFENSE SCIENCE, Pyongyang, Korea, North [NPWMD]. 
 
MINISTRY OF ATOMIC ENERGY INDUSTRY, Haeun 2-Dong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, Korea, North [NPWMD]. 
 
NATIONAL AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION (a.k.a. “NADA”), Korea, North [NPWMD]. 
 
NATIONAL DEFENSE COMMISSION, Pyongyang, Korea, North [DPRK2]. 
 
WORKERS’ PARTY OF KOREA CENTRAL MILITARY COMMISSION, Pyongyang, Korea, North [DPRK2].

to the SDN List under its North Korean sanctions program. In addition, they updated the following records listed under the non-proliferation sanctions program:

NAMCHONGANG TRADING CORPORATION (a.k.a. NAM CHON GANG CORPORATION; a.k.a. NAMCHONGANG TRADING; a.k.a. NOMCHONGANG TRADING CO.; a.k.a. “NCG”), Pyongyang, Korea, North [NPWMD]. -to- NAMCHONGANG TRADING CORPORATION (a.k.a. KOREA NAMHUNG TRADING CORPORATION; a.k.a. NAM CHON GANG CORPORATION; a.k.a. NAMCHONGANG TRADING; a.k.a. NAMHUNG; a.k.a. NOMCHONGANG TRADING CO.; a.k.a. “NCG”), Pyongyang, Korea, North; Chilgol, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, Korea, North [NPWMD]. 
 
O, Kuk-Ryol (a.k.a. O, Ku’k-ryo’l); DOB 07 Jan 1930; POB Onso’ng County, North Hamgyo’ng Province, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (individual) [NPWMD]. -to- O, Kuk-Ryol (a.k.a. O, Ku’k-ryo’l), Korea, North; DOB 07 Jan 1930; POB Onso’ng County, North Hambuk Province, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission (individual) [NPWMD] [DPRK2](Linked To: NATIONAL DEFENSE COMMISSION).

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