February 28, 2018: EU, HMT remove 4 duplicate DPRK listings

Yesterday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Council Regulation (EU) No 2018/285 by removing the following three duplicate individualNorth Korea sanctions listings:

1. PAK Yong-Sik

Title: Four Star General a.k.a: PAK, Yong, Sik Position: Member of the State Security Department Other Information: Annex XV 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: 20/05/2016 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 28/02/2018 Group ID: 13371.

2. 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 28/02/2018 Group ID: 13545.

3. CHOE Chun-Sik

DOB: 23/12/1963. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: CHOE, Chun, Sik 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: Annex XV EU Listing not UN .Continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction. Listed on: 03/07/2015 Last Updated: 15/09/2017 28/02/2018 Group ID: 13257.

And one duplicate entity listing, also for the DPRK sanctions program:

1. 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 28/02/2018 Group ID: 13547.

Links:

HMT Notice

Council Regulation (EU) No 2018/285

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