June 12, 2017: EU, HMT update 22 DPRK listings

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/970 by amending the following persons: 

  1. U, CHO, IL
    DOB: 10/05/1945. POB: Musan, North Hamgyo’ng Province, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea a.k.a: WOO, Cho, Il Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Passport Details: Passport number 736410010 Other Information: UN and EU listing. Director of the Fifth Bureau of the Reconnaissance General Bureau. Cho is believed to be in charge of overseas espionage operations and foreign intelligence collection for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13471
     

  2. CHUN, CHO, YON
    DOB: 28/09/1937. a.k.a: JUN, Jo, Yon Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Director of the Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers Party of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s military. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13472.
     

  3. HWI, CHOE
    DOB: (1) –/–/1954. (2) –/–/1955. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Address: DPRK Other Information: UN and EU Listing. First Vice Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department, which controls all Democratic People’s Republic of Korea media and is used by the government to control the public. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13473.
     

  4. YONG-WON, JO
    DOB: 24/10/1957. a.k.a: YONGWON, Cho Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Director of the Worker’s Party of Korea’s Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s military. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13488.
     

  5. NAM, KIM, CHOL
    DOB: 19/02/1970. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Address: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no.: 563120238 Other Information: UN and EU Listing. President of Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation, a company that procures supplies for General Bureau of Atomic Energy and serves as a cash route to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13474.
     

  1. OK, KIM KYONG
    DOB: (1) –/–/1937. (2) –/–/1938. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Director of the Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s military. Listed on: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 Group ID: 13475.
     

  2. TONG-HO, KIM
    DOB: 18/08/1969. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Passport Details: Passport no.: 745310111 Address: Vietnam. Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vietnam Representative for Tanchon Commercial Bank, which is the main Democratic People’s Republic of Korea financial entity for weapons and missile-related sales. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13476.
     

  3. CHOL, MIN, BYONG
    DOB: 10/08/1948. a.k.a: (1) BYONG-CHOL, Min (2) CHUN, Min, Byong (3) PYO’NG- CH’O’L, Min Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Address: DPRK Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Member of the Worker’s Party of Korea’s Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s military. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13489.
     

  4. BONG, PAEK, SE
    DOB: 21/03/1938. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Former Chairman of the Second Economic Committee, a former member of the National Defense Commission, and a former Vice Director of Munitions Industry Department (MID). Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13478.
     

10. SE, PAK, HAN
a.k.a: CHOL, Kang, Myong Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of
Korea Passport Details: Passport no.: 290410121 Address: DPRK Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Chairman of the Second Economic Committee, which oversees the production of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s ballistic missiles and directs the activities of Korea Mining Development Corporation, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s premier arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13479.

11. CHUN, PAK, TO
DOB: 09/03/1944. a.k.a: CHUN, Pak, Do Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Former Secretary of Munitions Industry Department (MID) and currently advises on affairs relating to nuclear and missile programmes. He is a former State Affairs Commission member and is a member Workers’ Party of Korea Political Bureau. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13480.

 

12. IL, RI, JAE
DOB: –/–/1934. a.k.a: RI, Chae-Il Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department, which controls all Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s media and is used by the government to control the public. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13481.
 

13. YONG, RI, SU
DOB: 25/06/1968. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no.:
654310175
Address: Cuba. Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Official for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, specializes in acquisition for Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s defence industries and support to Pyongyang’s military-related sales. Its procurements also probably support the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s chemical weapons programme. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13482.

14. MU, RI, YONG
DOB: 25/01/1925. Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Vice Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, which directs and guides all Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s military, defence, and security-related affairs, including acquisition and procurement. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 Group ID: 13483.

15. 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 and EU listing. Served as the Tanchon Commerical Bank Representative in Vietnam. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13325.

16. 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 and EU Listing. Served as the KOMID Representative in Iran. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13328.

17. 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 and EU listing. Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Vietnam. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13332. 

 

18. 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 and EU listing. Served as the KOMID Representative in Iran. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 05/03/2016 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13334. 

and entities:  

  1. KANGBONG TRADING CORPORATION
    Address: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: UN and EU Listing. The Kangbong Trading Corporation sold, supplied, transferred, or purchased, directly or indirectly, to or from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, metal, graphite, coal, or software, where revenue or goods received may benefit the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea or the Workers’ Party of Korea. The Kangbong Trading Corporation’s parent is the Ministry of People’s Armed Forces. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13484.
     

  2. KOREA KUMSAN TRADING CORPORATION
    Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: UN and EU listing. Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation is owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the General Bureau of Atomic Energy, which oversees the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s nuclear programme. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/201712/06/2017 Group ID: 13485.
     

  3. KORYO BANK
    Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: UN and EU listing. Koryo Bank operates in the financial services industry in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s economy and is associated with Office 38 and Office 39 of the KWP. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13486.
     

  4. STRATEGIC ROCKET FORCE OF THE KOREAN PEOPLE’S ARMY
    a.k.a: (1) Strategic Force (2) Strategic Forces (3) Strategic Rocket
    Force (4) Strategic Rocket Force Command of KPA
    Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Other Information: UN and EU listing. The Strategic Rocket Force of the Korean People’s Army is in charge of all Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ballistic missile programmes and is responsible for SCUD and NODONG launches. Listed on: 05/06/2017 Last Updated: 05/06/2017 12/06/2017 Group ID: 13487. 

designated under the North Korean sanctions program.

Links:

HMT Notice

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/970

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