June 13, 2018: UN, DFAT amends 2 on DPRK sanctions list

Last Friday, Australian regulators amended 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.

updated by the United Nations DPRK Sanctions Committee.


UN Notice

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