June 16, 2017: HMT Sanction-a-Rama, Part 3: North Korea

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) issued 3 sets of updates in a single email. For the final set of changes, under its North Korea sanctions program, HMT implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/993 by removing the following individual listing: 

1. YONG RIP Pyon
DOB:
20/09/1929. a.k.a: YONG-NIP, Pyon Passport Details: 645310121. Issued on 13 Sept 2005 Position: President of the Academy of Science, involved in WMD-related biological research Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11037. 

and amending the following individuals: 

1. CHIB,CHONCHON,ChiBu
a.k.a: CHON, Chi-bu Position: Member of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy. Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former technical director of Yongbyon. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11028.

2. CHU,Kyu-Chang
DOB:
25/11/1928. POB: South Hamgyo’ng Province, DPRK a.k.a: (1) JU, Kyu-Chang (2) JU, Kyu Chang Position: Member of the National Defence Commission Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former Member of the National Defence Commission. 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: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11029.

3. CHOL-HAE,HYON,Chol-Hae,
a.k.a
HYON, Chol, Hae DOB: –/–/1934. POB: Manchuria, China Position: Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to Kim Jong Il) Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Korean People’s Army Marshal since April 2016. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11030.

4. YONG-CHUNKIM,Yong-Chun
DOB: 04/03/1935. a.k.a: (1) Young-Chun (2) KIM, Yong Chun. Passport Details:
554410660 Position: Korean People’s Army Marshal Deputy Chairman of the National Defence Commission. Minister for the People’s Armed Forces. Special adviser to Kim Jong Il on nuclear strategy Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former Deputy Chairman of the National Defence Commission. Former Minister for the People’s Armed Forces. Special adviser to Kim Jong Il on nuclear strategy Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 23/12/2010 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11033.
 

5. O, Kuk-Ryol
DOB: –/–/1931. POB: Jilin Province, China a.k.a: O, Kuk Ryol Position: Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee Member Deputy Chairman of the National Defence Commission, supervising the acquisition abroad of advanced technology for nuclear and ballistics programmes Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former Deputy Chairman of the National Defence Commission Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11034.

6. PAEK, Se-bong
DOB:
–/–/1946. aka: PAEK, Se Bong Position: Major General of the State Affaires Commission (SAC). Member of the National Defence Commission Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former Member of the National Defence Commission 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: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11035.

7. JAE-GYONG Pak PAK, Jae-Gyong
DOB: –/–/1933. a.k.a: (1) Chae-Kyong, Pak (2) PAK, Jae Gyong Passport Details: 554410661 Position: Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the People’s Armed Forces and Deputy Director of the Logistics Bureau of the People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to Kim Jong Il) Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11036.

8. YONG RYOM, Ryom Yong
Other Information: Director of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (entity designated by UN), in charge of international relations Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11038.

9. SANG-KUK SO, So Sang-Kuk
a.k.a: SO, Sang Kuk DOB: (1) –/–/1932. (2) –/–/1933. (3) –/–/1934. (4) –/–/1935. (5) –/- /1936. (6) –/–/1937. (7) –/–/1938. Position: Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics, Kim Il Sung University Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11039. 

10. YONG CHOL KIM, Kim Yong Chol
Title: Lieutenant General DOB: –/–/1946. POB: Pyongan-Pukto, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea a.k.a: (1) KIM, Yong-Chol YONG-CHOL, Kim (2) KIM, Young-Cheol YOUNG-CHEOL, Kim (3) KIM, Young-Chol YOUNG-CHOL, Kim (4) KIM, Young-Chul YOUNG- CHUL, Kim Position: Elected Member of Workers’ Party of Korea Central Military Commission and Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee, Vice Chairman for Inter Korean Relations. Commander of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB) Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former Commander of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB). Promoted to United Front Department director in May 2016. Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 21/12/2011 16/06/2017 Group ID: 12439.
 

11. TO-CHUN, PAK, Pak To-Chun
DOB: 09/03/1944. POB: Rangrim, Jagang Province, DPRK a.k.a: PAK, To Chun Position: Member of the National Security Council Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. He is in charge of the arms industry Listed on: 21/12/2011 Last Updated: 21/12/2011 16/06/2017 Group ID: 12440.

12. CHOE, Kyong-Song
Title:
Colonel General a.k.a: CHOE, Kyong song 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13356.

13. CHOE, Yong-ho
Title:
Colonel General a.k.a: CHOE, Yong Ho 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13357.

14. HONG, Sung-Mu
DOB:
01/01/1942. a.k.a: HUNG, Sung Mu (2) HONG, 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13358.

15. JO, Kyongchol
Title:
General a.k.a: JO Kyong Chol 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13360. 

16. KIM, Chun-sam
Title:
Lieutenant General a.k.a: KIM, Chun Sam Position: Director of the Operations Department and first Vice Chief of the Military Headquarters 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13362.
17. KIM, Chun-sop
a.k.a:
KIM, Chun Sop Position: Member of the National Defence Commission Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Former 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13363.

18. KIM, Jong-gak
Title:
Vice Marshal DOB: 20/07/1941. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: KIM, Jong Gak Position: Vice Marshal in the army of the DPRK 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13364.

19. KIM, Rak Kyom
Title:
General a.k.a: KIM, Rak-gyom (2) 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13365.

20. KIM, Won-hong
Title:
General DOB: 07/01/1945. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: KIM, Won Hong Position: General, Director of the State Security Department, Minister of State Security Passport Details: No: 745310010 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13366.

21. PAK, Jong-chon
Title:
Colonel General (Lieutenant General) a.k.a: PAK, Jong Chon Position: Chief of the Korean People’s Armed Forces Other Information: EU not UN Listing. Deputy Chief of Staff and 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 destructionrelated programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/201616/06/2017 Group ID: 13367.

22. RI, Jong-su
Title:
Vice Admiral Position: Commander in Chief of the Korean Navy. a.k.a: RI, Jong Su 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 nuclearrelated, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13369.
 

23. SON, Chol-ju
Title:
Colonel General a.k.a: SON, Chol Ju 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- missilerelated or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13368.

24. YUN, Jong-rin
Title:
General a.k.a: YUN, Jong Rin 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, ballisticmissile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13370.

25. PAK, Yong-sik
Title:
Four Star General a.k.a: PAK, Yong Sik 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, ballisticmissile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Listed on:
20/05/2016 Last Updated: 08/06/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13371.

26. TONG-UN, KIM KIM, Tong-un
a.k.a:
KIM, Tong Un Position: Former director of Office 39 of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Former director of Office 39 of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers’ Party. In 2011, reportedly in charge of ‘Office 38’ to raise funds for the leadership and elites. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 23/12/2010 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11032.

27. KIM, Il-Su
DOB:
02/09/1965. a.k.a: KIM, Il Su POB: Pyongyang, DPRK Position: Manager in the reinsurance department of Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) Headquarters in Pyongyang Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former authorised chief representative of KNIC in Hamburg GmbH, acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13255.

28. KANG, Song-Sam
DOB:
05/07/1972. a.k.a: KANG, Song Sam POB: Pyongyang, DPRK Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former authorised representative of KNIC, continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13256.

29. CHOE, Chun-Sik
DOB:
23/12/1963. a.k.a: CHOE, Chun Sik POB: Pyongyang, DPRK Passport Details: Passport No 745132109. Valid until 12.2.2020 Position: Director in the reinsurance department of Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) Headquarters in Pyongyang Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13257.

30. SIN, Kyu-Nam
DOB:
12/09/1972. a.k.a: SIN, Kyu Nam POB: Pyongyang, DPRK Passport Details: Passport No: PO472132950 Position: Director in the reinsurance department of Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) Headquarters in Pyongyang Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former authorised representative of KNIC in Hamburg. Continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13258.

31. PAK, Chun-San
DOB:
18/12/1953. a.k.a: PAK, Chun San POB: Pyongyang, DPRK Passport Details: Passport No: PS472220097 Position: Director in the reinsurance department of Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) Headquarters in Pyongyang at least until December 2015. Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Former authorised Chief Representative of KNIC
in Hamburg. Continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.
Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13259.

32. SO, Tong Myong
DOB:
10/09/1956. Position: President of Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. KNIC Executive Management Committee Chairman (June 2012), KNIC General Manager (September 2013). Acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 28/04/2016 16/06/2017 Group ID: 13260. 

and entities:

  1. KOREA PUGANG MINING AND MACHINERY CORPORATION LTD
    Other Information:
    Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. Subsidiary of Korea Ryongbong General Corporation, operates facilities for the production of aluminium powder, which can be used in missiles. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11041.
     
  2. SOBAEKU UNITED CORP
    a.k.a:
    Sobaeksu United Corp. Other Information: Annex V. EU listing. Not UN. State-owned company, involved in research into, and the acquisition of, sensitive products and equipment. It possesses several deposits of natural graphite, which provide raw material for two processing facilities, which, inter alia, produce graphite blocks that can be used in missiles. Listed on: 30/12/2009 Last Updated: 30/12/2009 16/06/2017 Group ID: 11043.

Links:

HMT Notice

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/993

 

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