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: 

KPe.028 Name: MUNITIONS INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT
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.

Links:

OSFI Notice

UN Notice

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