December 27, 2017: UN, HMT update DPRK sanctions

Under the auspices of the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2017, after the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2397, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) has added the following 16 individuals: 

1. IL, Kim, Kyong

DOB: 01/08/1979. a.k.a: KYO’NG-IL, Kim Passport Details: Passport No.

836210029 Address: Libya. Position: Foreign Trade Bank deputy chief representative in Libya Other Information: [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13562.

2. HYO’K, Chu

DOB: 23/11/1986. a.k.a: HYOK, Ju Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 836420186 issued 28 October 2016 expires 28 October 2021 Other Information: Chu Hyo’k is a North Korean national who is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13560.

3. CHOL, Kim Tong

DOB: 28/01/1966. a.k.a: TONG-CH’O’L, Kim Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Kim Tong Chol is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017]. Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13563.

4. CHUL, RI Pyong

DOB: –/–/1948. a.k.a: PYO’NG-CH’O’L, Ri Nationality: DPRK Address: DPRK. Position: First Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department Other Information: Alternate Member of the Political Bureau of the Workers’ Party of Korea. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13572.

5. HWAN, Mun, Kyong

DOB: 22/08/1967. a.k.a: KYO’NG-HWAN, Mun Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 381120660 expires 25 March 2016 Other Information: Mun Kyong Hwan is an overseas Bank of East Land representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13566.

6. HWAN, RI, Chun

DOB: 21/08/1957. a.k.a: CH’UN-HWAN, Ri Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 563233049 expires 09 May 2018 Other Information: Ri Chun Hwan is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13570.

7. HYOK, Ri, SONG

DOB: 19/03/1965. a.k.a: HE, Li, Cheng Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Ri Song Hyok is an overseas representative for Koryo Bank and Koryo Credit Development Bank and has reportedly established front companies to procure items and conduct financial transactions on behalf of North Korea. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13573.

8. HYONG, Ku, Ja

DOB: 08/09/1957. a.k.a: CHA-HYO’NG, Ku Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Ku Ja Hyong is a Foreign Trade Bank chief representative in Libya. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13565.

9. IL,Pak, Mun

DOB: 01/01/1965. a.k.a: MUN-IL, Pak Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 563335509 expires 27 August 2018. Other Information: Pak Mun Il is an overseas official of Korea Daesong Bank. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13569.

10. MAN, Ko, Chol

DOB: 30/09/1967. a.k.a: CH’O’L-MAN, Ko Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 472420180 Other Information: Ko Chol Man is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13564.

11. NAM, Pak, Bong

DOB: 06/05/1969. a.k.a: (1) MING, Lui, Wai (2) NAM, Pak, Pong (3) PONG-NAM, Pak Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Pak Bong Nam is an overseas Ilsim International Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13568.

12. SIK, Kim, Jong

DOB: (1) –/–/1967. (2) –/–/1968. (3) –/–/1969 a.k.a: CHO’NG-SIK, Kim Nationality: DPRK Other Information: A leading official guiding the DPRK’s WMD development efforts. Serving as Deputy Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea Munitions Industry Department. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13561.

13. SO’K MIN, Ch’oe

DOB: 25/07/1978. Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Ch’oe So’k-min is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. In 2016, Ch’oe So’k-min was the deputy representative at the Foreign Trade Bank branch office in that overseas location. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13559.

14. SO’NG, Ri, U’n

DOB: 23/07/1969. a.k.a: (1) SONG, Ri, Eun (2) SONG, Ri, Un Nationality: DPRK Other Information: Ri U’n-so’ng is an overseas Korea Unification Development Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13574.

15. SONG, Ri, Chun

DOB: 30/10/1965. a.k.a: CH’UN-SO’NG, Ri Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 654133553 expires 11 March 2019. Other Information: Ri Chun Song is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13571.

16. UK Pae Won

DOB: 22/08/1969. a.k.a: WO’N-UK, Pae Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport No. 472120208 expires 22 Feb 2017 Other Information: Pae Won Uk is an overseas Daesong Bank representative. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13567.

and one entity: 

1. MINISTRY OF THE PEOPLE’S ARMED FORCES (MPAF)

Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea . Other Information: The Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces manages the general administrative and logistical needs of the Korean People’s Army. [Listing to be treated as temporary for 30 days from the date of listing by the UN or until the EU adds the new listing to an existing sanctions regulation (whichever is sooner) in accordance with Policing and Crime Act 2017] Listed on: 22/12/2017 Last Updated: 27/12/2017 Group ID: 13575.

to its Consolidated List under its North Korean sanctions program.

Links:

HMT Notice

UN Press Release

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