March 7, 2016: EU, HMT update terror, DPRK sanctions

On Monday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) announced two sets of sanctions changes. First, they implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/307 by adding 11 persons: 

 

  1. AL-ANABI, Abu, Ubaydah, Yusuf
    DOB:
    07/02/1969. POB: Annaba, Algeria a.k.a: (1) AL-ANNABI, Abou, ObeJda, Youssef (2) AL-INABI, Abu- Ubaydah, Yusuf (3) MABRAK, Yazid (4) MEBRAK, Yazid (5) OBEIDA, Youcef, Abu (6) UBAYDAH, Yusuf, Abu (7) YAZID,
    Mebrak (8) YAZID, Mibrak (9) YAZID, Yousif, Abu, Obayda (10) YOUCEF, Abou
    Nationality: Algerian Address: Algeria. Other Information: Photo available for inclusion in the INTERPOL UN Security Council Special Notice. Group ID: 13322.
      
  2. AL-NAJDI, Muhannad
    DOB:
    19/05/1984. POB: al-Duwadmi, Saudi Arabia a.k.a: (1) AL-TAJIKI,
    Ghassan (2) AL-‘UTAYBI, Ali Manahi, ‘Ali al-Mahaydali
    Nationality: Saudi Arabian Group ID: 13315.
      
  3. AL-SHA’ARI, Hasan, Al-Salahayn, Salih
    DOB:
    –/–/1975. POB: Derna, Libya a.k.a: (1) AL-LIBI, Abu, Habib (2) AL-SHA’IRI, Husayn, al-Salihin, Salih (3) HABIB, Hasan, Abu Nationality: Libyan Passport Details: Libyan passport number 542858 National Identification no: Libyan national id no.55252 Address: Libya. Group ID: 13318.
      
  4. AL-SHAWAKH, Ali Musa
    DOB:
    –/–/1973. POB: Sahl Village, Raqqa Province, Syrian Arab Republic
    a.k.a: (1) AL-AUJAYD, Abdullah, Shuwar (2) AL-HAMUD, ‘Ali (3) AL-SAHL, Abu , Luqman (4) AL-SHAWAGH, Ali Musa (5) AL-SHAWAKH, Ali al-Hamoud (6) AL- SHAWAKH, Muhammad ‘Ali (7) AL-SHAWWAKH, Ibrahim (8) AL-SURI, Abu , Luqman (9) AWAS, Ali (10) AYYUB, Abu (11) DERWISH, Ali (12) HAMMUD,
    Ali (13) LUQMAN, Abu
    Nationality: Syrian Address: Syrian Arab Republic. Group ID: 13317.
      
  5. AZZOUZ, Abd, Al-Baset
    DOB:
    07/02/1966. POB: Doma, Libya a.k.a: (1) AZOUZ, Abdelbassed (2) AZOUZ, Abdul, Baset Nationality: Libyan Passport Details: (1) Libyan passport no.223611 (2) British passport no.C00146605 Address: Libya. Other Information: Also referred to as the initials AA. Group ID: 13312.
      
  6. BEN HELAL, Mounir, Ben Dhaou, Ben Brahim
    DOB:
    10/05/1983. POB: Ben Guerdane, Tunisia a.k.a: (1) AL-TUNISI, Abu ,  Maryam (2) HELEL, Mounir (3) HILEL, Mounir (4) RAHMAH, Abu Nationality: Tunisian. Group ID: 13319.
      
     
     

    1. BENGHALEM, Salim
      DOB:
      06/07/1980. POB: Bourg la Reine, France Nationality:
      French Address: Syrian Arab Republic as of September 2015. Group ID: 13321.
        
    2. IMAMOVIC, Nusret
      DOB:
      (1) 26/09/1971. (2) 26/09/1977. a.k.a: IMAMOVIC, Nusret,
      Sulejman
      Nationality: Bosnia and Herzegovina Passport Details: Bosnia and Herzegovina passport number (1) 349054 (2) 3490054 Address: Syrian Arab Republic as of September 2015. Group ID: 13314.
        
    3. KHALIMOV, Gulmurod
      DOB:
      (1) 14/05/1975. (2) –/–/1975. POB: (1) Varzob area (2) Dushanbe, Tajikistan Nationality: Tajikistan Address: Syrian Arab Republic as of September 2015. Group ID: 13313.
        
    4. LAABOUDI, Morad
      DOB:
      26/02/1993. POB: Morocco a.k.a: (1) AL-MAGHRIBI, Abu,
      Ismail (2) ISMAIL, Abu
      Nationality: Moroccan Passport Details: Moroccan passport number UZ6430184 National Identification no: Moroccan national identity no. CD595054 Address: Turkey. Group ID: 13316.
        
    5. SALEH, Mohammed, Abdel-Halim, Hemaida
      DOB:
      (1) 22/09/1988. (2) 22/09/1989. POB: Alexandria, Egypt
      a.k.a: (1) BALUCHISTAN, Faris (2) HUMAYDAH, Muhammad, Abd-al-
      Halim (3) SALEH, Muhammad, Hameida
      Nationality: Egyptian Address: Egypt. Group ID: 13320. 
       
       
       
       

and one entity: 

 

1. HARAKATSHAMAL-ISLAM
a.k.a:
(1) HARAKET SHAM AL-ISLAM (2) SHAM AL- ISLAM (3) SHAM AL-ISLAM MOVEMENT Address: Syrian Arab Republic. Group ID: 13323 

to their sanctions against ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida.

Secondly, HMT implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/315 by adding the following 15 persons: 

 

  1. CHOE, Chun-Sik
    DOB: 12/10/1954. a.k.a: (1) CHOE, Chun Sik (2) CH’OE, Ch’un Sik Nationality: North Korean Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Chun-sik was the director of the Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS) and was the head of the DPRK’s long-range missile program. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13324.

     
     
     

  2. CHOE, Song Il
    Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: (a) 472320665 (Date of Expiration: 26.9.2017), (b) 563120356. Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Vietnam Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13325.

     
     
     

  3. HYON, Kwang Il
    DOB: 27/05/1961. a.k.a: HYON, Gwang Il Nationality: North Korean Position: Department Director for Scientific Development at the National Aerospace Development Administration Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13326.

     
     
     

  4. JANG, Bom Su
    DOB: 15/04/1957. Nationality: North Korean Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13327.

     
     
     

  5. JANG, Yong Son
    DOB: 20/02/1957. Nationality: North Korean Position: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative in Iran Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13328.

     
     
     

  6. JON, Myong Guk
    DOB: 18/10/1976. a.k.a: CHO’N, Myo’ng-kuk Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: 4721202031 (Date of Expiration: 21.2.2017). Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13329.

     
     
     

  7. KANG, Mun Kil
    a.k.a: JIANG, Wen-ji Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: PS 472330208 (Date of Expiration: 4.7.2017). Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Has conducted nuclear procurement activities as a representative of Namchongang, also known as Namhung. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13330.

     
     
     

  8. KANG, Ryong
    DOB: 21/08/1969. Nationality: North Korean Position: Korea Mining Development 
    Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13331.
     
     
     

    1. KIM, Jung Jong
      DOB: 07/11/1966. a.k.a: KIM, Chung Chong Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: (a) 199421147 (Date of Expiration: 29.12.2014), (b) 381110042 (Date of Expiration: 25.1.2016), (c) 563210184 (Date of Expiration:
      18.6.2018). Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Vietnam Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13332.

       
       
       

    2. KIM, Kyu
      DOB: 30/07/1968. Nationality: North Korean Position: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) External Affairs Officer Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13333.

       
       
       

    3. KIM, Yong Chol
      DOB: 18/02/1962. Nationality: North Korean Position: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative in Iran Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13334.

       
       
       

    4. KO, Tae Hun
      DOB: 25/05/1972. a.k.a: KIM, Myong Gi Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: 563120630 (Date of Expiration: 20.3.2018). Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13335.

       
       
       

    5. RI, Man Gon
      DOB: 29/10/1945. Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: PO381230469 (Date of Expiration: 6.4.2016). Position: Minister of the Munitions Industry Department Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13336.

       
       
       

    6. RYU, Jin
      DOB: 07/08/1965. Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: Passport No: 563410081. Position: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13337.

       
       
       

    7. YU, Chol U
      Nationality: North Korean Position: Director of the National Aerospace Development Administration Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13338. 
       
       
       
       

and 5 entities (notice incorrectly notes it as 2): 

 

  1. ACADEMY OF NATIONAL DEFENCE SCIENCE
    Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Involved in the DPRK’s efforts to advance the development of its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13339.

     
     
     

  2. CHONGCHONGANG SHIPPING COMPANY
    a.k.a: Chong Chon Gang Shipping Co. Ltd. Address: (1) 817, Haeum, Tonghun- dong, Chung-gu, Pyongyang, DPRK. (2) 817 Haeun, Donghung-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. IMO Number: 5342883.  
    The Chongchongang Shipping Company, through its vessel, the Chong Chon Gang, attempted to directly import the illicit shipment of conventional weapons and arms to the DPRK in July 2013. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13340.
     
     
     

    1. DAEDONG CREDIT BANK (DCB)
      a.k.a: (1) DCB (2) Taedong Credit Bank Address: (1) Ansan-dong, Botonggang Hotel, Pongchon, Pyongyang, DPRK. (2) Suite 401, Potonggang Hotel, Ansan-Dong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. SWIFT: DCBK KKPY. Daedong Credit Bank has provided financial services to the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) and Tanchon Commercial Bank. Since at least 2007, DCB has facilitated hundreds of financial transactions worth millions of dollars on behalf of KOMID and Tanchon Commercial Bank. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13341.

       
       
       

    2. MINISTRY OF ATOMIC ENERGY INDUSTRY
      a.k.a: MAEI Address: Haeun-2-dong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. MAEI was created in 2013 and is in charge of the day-to-day operation of the country’s nuclear weapons programme. It directs a nuclear research centre at Yongbyun. Ri Je-son, a former director of the GBAE, was appointed the head of MAEI on 9 April 2014. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13342.

       
       
       

    3. NATIONAL AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
      a.k.a: NADA Address: DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Involved in the DPRK’s development of space science and technology, including satellite launches and carrier rockets. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13343. 

       
       
       

to the North Korean sanctions list. 

In addition, the listings for the following 2 persons: 

 

  1. TONG-MYO’NG, KIM KIM, Tong-Myo’ng
    DOB: –/–/1964. a.k.a: 1) CHIN-SO’K, Kim KIM, Chin-Sok 2) KIM Tong-Myong 3) KIM Jin-Sok 4) Hyok-Chol). Nationality: North Korean Position: Acts on behalf of Tanchon Commercial Bank President of Tanchon Commercial Bank Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Has held various positions within Tanchon Commercial bank since at least 2002. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12441.
     
     
     

  2. RA, Ky’ong-Su
    DOB: 04/06/1954. a.k.a: 1)
    CHANG, Myong Ho 2) RA, Kyung-Su Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank (TCB) official. Passport Details: Passport no: 645120196. Other Information: Annex IV. UN Listing. He has facilitated transactions for TCB. Passport no.: 645120196. Gender: male. Listed on: 19/02/2013 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12845. 
     
     
     

and 9 entities: 

 

  1. HESONG TRADING CORPORATION
    Address: Pyongyang,
    DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. The Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) is the parent company of Hesong Trading. Corporation Controlled by Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID). Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12442.
     
     

  2. KOREA KWANGSON BANKING CORP. (KKBC)
    Address: Jungson-dong, Sungri Street, Central District, Pyongyang,
    DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. KKBC provides financial services in support to Tanchon Commercial Bank and Korea Hyoksin Trading Corporation, a subordinate of the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation. Tanchon Commercial Bank has used KKBC to facilitate funds transfers likely amounting to millions of dollars, including transfers involving Korea Mining Development Corporation related funds. Subordinate acting on behalf of or at the direction of, owned or controlled by the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12452.
     
     

  3. KOREA KWANGSONG TRADING CORPORATION
    Address: Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang,
    DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. The Korea Ryongbong General Corporation is the parent company of Korea Kwangsong Trading Corporation. Controlled by Korea Ryonbong General Corporation. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12445.
     
     

  4. MUNITIONS INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT
    a.k.a: Military Supplies Industry Department Address: Pyongyang,
    DPRK. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. The MID oversees the DPRK’s weapons production and R&D programs, including the DPRK’s ballistic missile program. The Second Economic Committee and the Second Academy of Natural Sciences are subordinate to the MID. Responsible for overseeing activities of North Korea’s military industries. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12447.
     
     

  5. NAMCHONGANG TRADING CORPORATION
    a.k.a: (1) Nam Chon Gang Corporation (2) Nam Chong Gan Trading
    Corporation (3) Namchongang Trading (4) NCG (5) Nomchongang Trading Co (6)
    Namhung Trading Corporation Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. North Korean trading company subordinate to the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE). Has been involved in the procurement of vacuum pumps, aluminium tubes and other equipment suitable for a uranium enrichment programme. Listed on: 17/07/2009 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 10909.
     
     

  6. OCEAN MARITIME MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LIMITED (OMM)
    Address: (1) Dongheung-dong Changgwang Street, Chung-Ku, Pyongyang, DPRK, PO Box 125. (2) Donghung Dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK, PO Box 120. Other Information:
    Annex IV. UN listing. International Maritime Organization (IMO) Number: 1790183. Ocean Maritime Management Company Limited is the operator/manager of the vessel Chong Chon Gang. Ocean Maritime Management Company, Limited is the operator/manager of the following vessels with IMO Number: (a) Chol Ryong (Ryong Gun Bong) 8606173, (b) Chong Bong (Greenlight) (Blue Nouvelle) 8909575, (c) Chong Rim 2 8916293, (d) Dawnlight 9110236, (e) Ever Bright 88 (J Star) 8914934, (f) Gold  Star 3 (benevolence 2) 8405402, (g) Hoe Ryong 9041552, (h) Hu Chang (O Un Chong Nyon) 8330815, (i) Hui Chon (Hwang Gum San 2) 8405270, (j) JH 86 8602531, (k) Ji Hye San (Hyok Sin 2) 8018900, (l) Jin Tai 9163154, (m) Jin Teng 9163166, (n) Kang Gye (Pi Ryu Gang) 8829593, (o) Mi Rim 8713471, (p) Mi Rim 2 9361407, (q) Rang (Po Thong Gang) 8829555, (r) Orion Star (Richocean) 9333589, (s) Ra Nam 2 8625545, (t) Ra Nam 3 9314650, (u) Ryo Myong 8987333, (v) Ryong Rim (Jon Jin 2) 8018912, (w) Se Pho (Rak Won 2) 8819017, (x) Songjin (Jang Ja San Chong Nyon Ho) 8133530, (y) South Hill 2 8412467, (z) South Hill 5 9138680, (aa) Tan Chon (Ryon Gang 2) 7640378, (bb) Thae Pyong San (Petrel 1) 9009085, (cc) Tong Hung San (Chong Chon Gang) 7937317, (dd) Grand Karo 8511823, (ee) Tong Hung 8661575. Listed on: 16/10/2014 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 13143.
     
     

    1. OFFICE 39 OF THE KOREAN WORKERS’ PARTY
      a.k.a: (1) Bureau 39 (2) Central Committee
      Bureau 39 (3) Office #39 (4) Office No. 39 (5) Third Floor (6) Division 39 Address: (1) Changgwang Street,
      Pyongyang. (2) Chung-Guyok, Central District, Sosong Street, Kyongrim-Dong, Pyongyang. (3) Second KWP Government Building (Ch’o’ngsa), Chungso’ng, Urban Tower (Korean’Dong), Chung Ward, Pyongyang.
      DPRK Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. DPRK government entity. Engages in illicit economic activity to support the North Korean government. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12453.
       
       

    2. RECONNAISSANCE GENERAL BUREAU (RGB)
      a.k.a: (1) Chongch’ai Ch’ongguk (2) KPA Unit 586 (3)
      RGB Address: (1) Nungrado, Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. (2) Hyongjesan-Guyok, Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: Annex IV. UN listing. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. The Reconnaissance General Bureau is the DPRK’s premiere intelligence organization, created in early 2009 by the merger of existing intelligence organizations from the Korean Workers’ Party, the Operations Department and Office 35, and the Reconnaissance Bureau of the Korean People’s Army. The Reconnaissance General Bureau trades in conventional arms and controls the DPRK conventional arms firm Green Pine Associated Corporation. North Korea’s premiere intelligence organisation. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 12448.
       
       

    3. SECOND ECONOMIC COMMITTEE
      Other Information:
      Annex IV. UN listing. Responsible for overseeing the production of the DPRK’s ballistic missiles, and directs the activities of KOMID. Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Involved in key aspects of missile program. Directs the activities of KOMID. Listed on: 23/12/2010 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 Group ID: 11285. 
       
       

were updated.

Links:

HMT Notices – Al-QaidaNorth Korea

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/307

Commission Impementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/315

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