October 17, 2017: EU, HMT add 9 to DPRK sanctions

On Tuesday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1859 by adding the following 3 persons: 

1. CHAN Kim Hyok  

DOB: 09/06/1970. Passport Details: 563410191 Secretary DPRK Embassy Luanda Other Information: Kim Hyok Chan has served as a representative of Green Pine, a UN listed entity, including negotiating contracts for the refurbishment of Angolan naval vessels in violation of the prohibitions imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolutions. Annex XVI. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13549.  

2. CHOL Ri Pyong  

DOB: –/–/1948. Position: First Vice Director, Munitions Industry Department Other Information: As First Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department, holds a pivotal position within the DPRK’s ballistic missile programme. Annex XV. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13546.  

3. SIK Kim Jong  

Position: Vice Director, Munitions Industry Department in Military Industry Ministry Other Information: As Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department, provides support for DPRK’s nuclear-related and ballistic missile-related programmes. Annex XV. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13545 

and 6 entities: 

1. KOREA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION CORPORATION 

Other Information: The Korea International Exhibition Corporation has assisted designated entities in the evasion of sanctions by hosting the Pyongyang International Trade Fair. Annex XVI. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13550.  

2. KOREA RUNGRADO GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION 

a.k.a: Rungrado Trading Corporation Address: Segori-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: Korea Rungrado General Trading Corporation has assisted in violating sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions through the sale of Scud missiles to Egypt. Telephone, +850-2-18111-3818022. Fax, +850-2-3814507. Email address, rrd@co.chesin.com. Annex XVI. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13551.  

3. KOREAN PEOPLE’S ARMY 

Other Information: The Korean People’s Army includes the Strategic Rocket Force, which controls the DPRK’s nuclear and conventional strategic missile units. Annex XV. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13548.   

4. MARITIME ADMINISTRATIVE BUREAU 

a.k.a: North Korea Maritime Administration Bureau Address: Ryonhwa-2Dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK, PO Box 416. Other Information: Tel, +850-2-18111 Ex 8059. Fax, +850 23814410.email, mab@silibank.net.kp, Website: http://www.ma.gov.kp. Annex XVI. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13552.  

5. MINISTRY OF PEOPLE’S ARMED FORCES 

Other Information: Responsible for providing support and direction to the DPRK’s Strategic Rocket Force which controls the DPRK’s nuclear and conventional strategic missile units. Annex XV. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13547.  

6. PAN SYSTEMS PYONGYANG 

a.k.a: Wonbang Trading Co. Address: Room 818, Pothonggang Hotel, Ansan-Dong, Pyongchon district, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: Pan Systems is also controlled by and works on behalf of the Reconnaissance General Bureau which has been designated by the United Nations. Annex XVI. Listed on: 16/10/2017 Last Updated: 17/10/2017 Group ID: 13553.  

to the sanctions on North Korea.

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1859

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