May 20, 2016: EU, HMT add 19 to DPRK sanctions

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/780 by adding the following persons: 

 

  1. CHOE Kyong-Song
    Title:
    Colonel General Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13356.

  2. CHOE Yong-Ho
    Title:
    Colonel General Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13357.

  3. HONG Yong Chil
    Position:
    Deputy Director of the Munitions Industry Department Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Vice-Director Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13372.

  4. HUNG Sung Mu
    Position:
    Deputy Director of the Munitions Industry Department Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13358.

  5. JO Chun Ryong
    Position:
    Chairman of the Second Economic Committee Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Member of the National Defence Commission. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13359. 

 

  1. JO Kyongchol
    Title:
    General Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13360.

  2. KIM Chun Sam
    Title:
    Lieutenant General Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Director of the Operations Department of the Military HQ. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13362.

  3. KIM Chun Sop
    Position:
    Member of the National Defence Commission Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13363.

  4. KIM Jong Gak
    Title:
    Vice Marshal DOB: 20/07/1941. POB: Pyongyang Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13364.

  5. KIM Rak Kyom
    Title:
    General a.k.a: KIM, Rak gyom Position: Four Star General, Commander of the Strategic Forces Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Four Star General, Commander of the Strategic Forces (aka Strategic Rocket Forces). Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13365.

  6. KIM Won Hong
    Title:
    General DOB: 07/01/1945. POB: Pyongyang Passport Details: No: 745310010 Position: Director of the State Security Department, Minister of State Security Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea & National Defence Commission. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13366.

  7. PAK Jong Chon
    Title:
    General Colonel Position: Chief of the Korean People’s Armed Forces Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Deputy Chief of Staff & Director of the Firepower Command Department, Chief of the Military Headquarters and Director of the Artillery Command Department. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 10/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13367.

  1. PAK Yong Sik
    Title:
    General Position: Member of the State Security Department Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Minister of Defence. Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea and of the National Defence Commission. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13371.

  2. RI Hak Chol
    DOB:
    (1) 19/01/1963. (2) 08/05/1966. a.k.a: (1) RI, Hak, Cheol (2) RI, Hak, Chul Passport Details: 381320634 PS 563410163 Position: President of Green Pine Associated Corporation Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Green Pine has been designated by the United Nations Security Council. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13373.

  3. RI Jong Su
    Title:
    Vice Admiral Position: Commander in Chief of the Korean Navy. Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13369.

  4. SON CHOL JU
    Title:
    Colonel General Position: Colonel General of the Korean People’s Armed Forces & Political Director of the Air & Anti-air Forces. Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13368.

  5. YUN Chang Hyok
    DOB:
    09/08/1965. Position: Deputy Director of the Satellite Control Centre, National Aerospace Development Administration Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13374.

  6. YUN Jong Rin
    Title:
    General Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers Party of Korea & of the National Defence Commission. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13370. 

and entity:

 

1. STRATEGIC ROCKET FORCES
Other Information:
EU not UN Listing. Within the DPRK National Armed Forces, this entity is involved in the development and operational implementation of ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Listed on: 11/05/2016 Last Updated: 20/05/2016 Group ID: 13375. 

to the sanctions against North Korea.

In addition, the following listings were amended:

 

CHU KYU-CHANG, Kyu ChangCHU
DOB:
(1) –/–/1928. (2) –/–/1929. (3) –/–/1930. (4) –/–/1931. (5) –/–/1932. (6) — /–/193325/11/1928. POB: South Hamgyo’ng Province a.k.a: KYU-CHANG, JuJU, Kyu- Chang Position: First Deputy Director of the Defence Industry Department (ballistics programme), Korean Workers’ Party. Member of the National Defence
Commission
Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former Director of the Department of Munitions of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party. Responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear related, ballistic missile related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 20/05/2016 Group ID: 11029.

SE-BONGPAEK, PAEK Se bong
DOB: –/–/1946. Position: Chairman of the Second Economic Committee (responsible for the ballistics programme) of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party. Member of the National Defence Commission Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former Chairman of the Second Economic Committee (responsible for the ballistics programme) of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/200920/05/2016 Group ID: 11035. 

Links:

HMT Notice

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/780

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