July 10, 2018: OSFI amends two DPRK listings

On Tuesday, Canadian officials amended the information for the following individual: 

KPi.004 Name: 1: RI 2: HONG-SOP 3: na 4: na
Title: na Designation: Former director, Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center, and Head of Nuclear Weapons Institute DOB: 1940 POB: na Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: na Nationality: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Passport no: na National identification no: na Address: na Listed on: 16 Jul. 2009 (amended on 9 July 2018) Other information: Former director, Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center, oversaw three core facilities that assist in the production of weapons-grade plutonium: the Fuel Fabrication Facility, the Nuclear Reactor, and the Reprocessing Plant.

and entity: 

A.k.a.: a) Military Supplies Industry Department b) MID F.k.a.: na Address: Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Listed on: 2 Mar. 2016 (amended on 9 July 2018) Other information: The Munitions Industry Department is involved in key aspects of the DPRK’s missile program.  MID is responsible for overseeing the development of the DPRK’s ballistic missiles, including the Taepo Dong-2.  The MID oversees the DPRK’s weapons production and R&D programs, including the DPRK’s ballistic missile program.  The Second Economic Committee and the Second Academy of Natural Sciences — also designated in August 2010 — are subordinate to the MID.  The MID in recent years has worked to develop the KN08 road-mobile ICBM.  The MID oversees the DPRK’s nuclear program.  The Nuclear Weapons Institute is subordinate to the MID.

designated under the United Nation’s North Korea sanctions program.


OSFI Notice

UN Notice

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