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March 3, 2022: OFSI amends 19 North Korea sanctions listings

On Thursday, UK regulators amended the following 19 individual North Korea sanctions listings:

  1. HONG, Yong Chil
    Title: Deputy Director Nationality: North Korea Position: Deputy Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0012 (UK Statement of Reasons): Deputy Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID). MID is responsible for overseeing the development of the DPRK’s ballistic missiles, including the Taepo Dong-2, weapons production and R&D programmes. Ex-Vice Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee. (Gender): Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13372.
  2. HYON, Chol-Hae
    Title: Vice Marshal DOB: 13/08/1934. POB: Manchuria, China a.k.a: HYON, Chol, Hae Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea.Position: Korean People’s Army Marshal Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0013 (UK Statement of Reasons):Korean People’s Army Marshal since April 2016. Former Deputy Minister of the People’s Armed Forces, Former Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the People’s Armed Forces (military adviser to Kim Jong-Il). Elected Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee member in May 2016 at 7th Congress of Workers’ Party of Korea where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK’s nuclear programme, although no longer Central Committee member since January 2021. (Gender):Male Listed on: 30/12/2009 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 11030.
  3. KIM, Chol Nam
    DOB: 19/02/1970. Nationality: North Korea Passport Number: 563120238 Address: North Korea. Position: (1) President of Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation (2) Former Director, Dandong Office of the Dandong branch of Sobaesku United Corp Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0019 Associations with KOMID, Korea Sobaeksu United Corporation, Namhung Trading Corporation, and Namchongang Trading Corporation (UK Statement of Reasons): President of Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation, a company that procures supplies for General Bureau of Atomic Energy and serves as a cash route to DPRK. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/01/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13588.
  4. PAK, In Su DOB: (1) 23/05/1957. (2) 22/05/1957. POB: North Hamgyong, North Korea a.k.a: PAK, Daniel Nationality: North Korea Passport Number: 290221242 Passport Details: Diplomatic Passport Address: Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia, 43300. Position: (1) CEO of the Office in Malaysia of KS Information Technology Corp. (2) DPRK Government official (3) Deputy in the Supreme People’s Assembly of DPRK Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0028 Associations with Mansudae Overseas Project Group, Reconnaissance General Bureau, MKP Capital of the MKP Group, Ocean Maritime Management, Nice Field International, and Korea Kwangsong Banking Corporation. (UK Statement of Reasons): PAK IN SU has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as being involved in activities related to the sale of coal and minerals from DRPK in Malaysia in violation of the prohibitions imposed by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/01/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13602.
  5. PYON, Won Gun
    DOB: 13/03/1968. POB: South Phyongan, North Korea Nationality: North Korea Passport Number: (1) 836220035 (2) 745230692 (3) 290220142 Passport Details: (1) Expiry 3 April 2021 (2) Expiry 8 April 2020 (3) – Address: (1) Singapore. (2) North Korea.(3) Malaysia. Position: Director of Glocom Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0030 Associations with Glocom, International Services Sdn Bhd, and International Global Systems Sdn Bhd (UK Statement of Reasons): Director of Glocom, a front company of Pan Systems Pyongyang. Pan System Pyongyang has been designated by the European Union for assisting in the evasion of sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council through the attempted sale of arms and related materiel to Eritrea. Pan Systems is also controlled by and works on behalf of the Reconnaissance General Bureau which has been designated by the United Nations. for assisting in the evasion of sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council through the attempted sale of arms and related materiel to Eritrea. Pan Systems is also controlled by and works on behalf of the Reconnaissance General Bureau which has been designated by the United Nations. Glocom advertises radio communications equipment for military and paramilitary organisations. Pyon Won Gun PYON WON GUN has also been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as a DPRK national operating Pan Systems Pyongyang. (Gender):Male Listed on: 22/01/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13596.
  6. RI, Sin Song
    Nationality: North Korea Address: (1) Singapore. (2) North Korea. (3) Malaysia. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0031 Associations with Pan Systems, Reconnaissance General Bureau, Glocom, International Servides Sdn Bhd, and International Global Systems Sdn Bhd (UK Statement of Reasons): Ri Sin Song has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as a DPRK national operating Pan Systems Pyongyang. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the European Union for assisting in the evasion of sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council through the attempted sale of arms and related material to Eritrea. Pan Systems is also controlled by and works on behalf of the Reconnaissance General Bureau which has been designated by the United Nations. (Gender): Male Listed on: 22/01/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13598.
  7. RYANG, Su Nyo DOB: 11/08/1959. POB: Japan Nationality: North Korea Passport Number: (1) 654310149. (2) 199421158. Passport Details: (1) Expiry 4 Sept 2019 (2) Expiry 30 Dec 2014. Address: (1) Singapore. (2) North Korea. (3) Malaysia. Position: Director of Pan Systems Pyongyang Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0032 Associations with Pan Systems, Glocom, International Servides Sdn Bhd, and International Global Systems Sdn Bhd (UK Statement of Reasons):Director of Pan Systems Pyongyang. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the European Union for assisting in the evasion of sanctions imposed by the United National Security Council through the attempted sale of arms and related materiel to Eritrea. Pan Systems is also controlled by and works on behalf of the Reconnaissance General Bureau which has been designated by the United Nations. (Gender): Female Listed on: 22/01/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 19/01/2021 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13595.
  8. SO, Sang-Kuk DOB: (1) –/–/1934. (2) –/–/1938. (3) –/–/1932. (4) –/–/1936. (5) –/–/1937. (6) –/– /1933. (7) –/–/1935. a.k.a: (1) SO, Sang, Kuk (2) SO, Sang-Guk Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: Former Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics, Kim Il Sung University (now retired). Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0035 (UK Statement of Reasons):Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics, Kim Il Sung University (Gender):Male Listed on: 30/12/2009 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 11039.
  9. WANG, Chang Uk Title: Minister DOB: 29/05/1960. a.k.a: UK, Wang, Chang Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: (1) Minister for Industry and Atomic Energy (2) Member of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0038 (UK Statement of Reasons): Minister for Atomic Energy and Industry. In this capacity Wang Chang Uk is responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. (Gender): Male Listed on: 07/04/2017 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13456.
  10. KIM, Rak Kyom Title: General a.k.a: (1) KIM, Rak, Gyom (2) KIM, Rak-Gyom (3) KIM, Ryak, Gyom Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: Former Commander of the Strategic Forces Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0042 (UK Statement of Reasons): Four Star General, former Commander of the Strategic Forces (a.k.a. Strategic Rocket Forces), an entity designated by the United Nations, which now reportedly command 4 strategic and tactical missile units, including the KN08 (ICBM) Brigade. Former member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which is a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK. Media reports identified KIM as attending the April 2016 ICBM engine test with KIM Jong Un. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes. Ordered ballistic rocket firing drill. He has been replaced by Col. General Kim Jong Gil, who appeared as Strategic Force commander in 10/10/20 Workers Party of Korea (WPK) parade. Although no longer Commander of the Strategic Forces, Kim oversaw the development and testing of DPRK’s missile programme over many years, and should continue to be held accountable for these activities. Presently, he remains a member of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Central Committee. (Gender): Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 19/01/2021 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13365.
  11. KIM, Yong Chol Title: Lieutenant General DOB: –/–/1946. POB: Pyongan-Pukto, North Korea a.k.a: (1) YONG-CHOL (2) YOUNG-CHEOL (3) YOUNG-CHUL Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: Vice Chairman of the Workers Party of Korea Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0044 Former Commander of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB). Promoted to United Front Department director in May 2016. (UK Statement of Reasons): Elected member of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Military Commission, of the Politburo and State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee, Vice Chairman for Inter-Korean Relations. Former commander of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), an entity sanctoned sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council. Former United Front Department director. (Gender): Male Listed on: 21/12/2011 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 12439.
  12. O, Kuk-Ryol Title: General DOB: –/–/1931. POB: Jilin Province, China a.k.a: O, Kuk, Ryol Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0045 (UK Statement of Reasons):Former deputy Chairman of the National Defence Commission, which was a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK before it was reformed into the State Affairs Commission (SAC), supervising the acquisition abroad of advanced technology for nuclear and ballistic programmes. Former Elected Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee member in May 2016 at 7th Congress of Workers’ Party of Korea where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK’s nuclear programme. (Gender): Male Listed on: 30/12/2009 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 11034.
  13. PAK, Jong-Chon Title: Colonel General Vice Marshall a.k.a: PAK, Jong, Chon Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: (1) Chief of the Korean People’s Armed Forces (2) Member of the Presidium of the Politburo of the ruling party’s Central Committee (3) Secretary of the Central Committee (4) Member of the Central Military Commission Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0047 (UK Statement of Reasons): Colonel General (Lieutenant General) Vice Marshall in the Korean People’s Army, Chief of the General Staff since April 2019; member of the Politburo since April 2020. Chief of the Military Headquarters and Director of the Artillery Command Department. Chief of the Korean People’s Armed Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of the Firepower Command Department. Former Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which is a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK. Member and Secretary of the Presidium of the Politburo of the ruling Party’s Central Committee. In these roles, Pak Jong-Chon has proven to be As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile- related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. (Gender): Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13367.
  14. SON, Chol-Ju Title: Colonel General a.k.a: SON, Chol, Ju Nationality: North Korea Address: North Korea. Position: Korean People’s Army, Political Director of the Air and Anti-Air Forces Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0052 (UK Statement of Reasons):General of the Korean People’s Army. Deputy Director responsible for organisation of the Korea’s People Army and former Political Director of the Air and Anti-Air forces, which oversees the development of modernised anti-aircraft rockets. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. (Gender): Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13368.
  15. YUN, Chang Hyok
    DOB: 09/08/1965. Nationality: North Korea Position: Deputy Director of the Satellite Control Centre, National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): DPR0053 (UK Statement of Reasons): Deputy Director of the Satellite Control Centre, National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA). NADA is subject to sanctions under UNSCR 2270 (2016) for involvement in the DPRK’s development of space science and technology, including satellite launches and carrier rockets. UNSCR 2270 (2016) condemned the DPRK’s satellite launch of 7 February 2016 for using ballistic missile technology and being in serious violations of resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013) and 2094 (2013). (Gender):Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13374.
  16. YUN, Jong-Rin
    Title: General a.k.a: YUN, Jon, Rin Address: North Korea. Position: (1) Former Director of the Guard Command of the Korean People’s Army (2) Former member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea (3) member of the National Defence Commission (4) General in the Korean People’s Army Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0054 (UK Statement of Reasons):General, former Commander Director of the Supreme Guard Command of the Korean People’s Army and former member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea and member of the National Defence Commission, which was a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK before it was reformed into the State Affairs Commission (SAC) which are all key bodies for national defence matters in the DPRK. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile- related or other weapons of mass destruction-relation programmes. (Gender): Male Listed on: 20/05/2016 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13370.
  17. KIM, Kyong Hui
    DOB: 06/05/1981. POB: Pyongyang, North Korea Nationality: North Korea Address: Belarus. North Korea Position: General in the Korean People’s Army Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0055 Association with Tcheul Hy Djang, Yong Nam Kim and Su Gwang Kim (UK Statement of Reasons):Kim Kyong Hui, a four-star general of the DPRK, has been involved together with her husband Kim Su Gwang, her father-in-law Kim Yong Nam and her mother-in-law Djang Tcheul Hy in a pattern of deceptive financial practices which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. She received several bank transfers from her husband Kim Su Gwang and father-in-law Kim Yong Nam, and transferred money to accounts outside the European Union in her name or the name of her mother-in-law, Djang Tcheul Hy. (Gender): Female Listed on: 20/04/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13665.
  18. KIM, Su Gwang
    Title: Diplomat DOB: 18/08/1976. POB: Pyongyang, North Korea a.k.a: (1) KIM, Son- Gwang (2) KIM, Son-Kwang (3) KIM, Sou-Gwang (4) KIM, Soukwang (5) KIM, Sou- Kwang (6) KIM, Su-Gwang (7) KIM, Su-Kwang Nationality: North Korea Address: Belarus. Position: Diplomat, DPRK Embassy Belarus Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0056 Association with Tcheul Hy Djang, Yong Nam Kim and Kyong Hui Kim (UK Statement of Reasons):Kim Su Gwang has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as an agent of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, an entity which has been designated by the United Nations. He and his father Kim Yong Nam have been identified by the Panel of Experts as engaging in a pattern of deceptive financial practices which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. KIM Su Gwang has opened multiple bank accounts in several EU Member States, including under family members’ names. He has been involved in various large bank transfers to bank accounts in the European Union or to accounts outside the European Union while working as a diplomat, including to accounts in the name of his spouse Kim Kyong Hui. (Gender):Male Listed on: 20/04/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13664.
  19. KIM, Yong Nam
    DOB: 02/12/1947. POB: Sinuju, North Korea a.k.a: (1) KIM, Yong-gGon (2) KIM, Yong- Nam (3) KIM, Young-Nam Address: North Korea.Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref):DPR0057 Assocation with Tcheul Hy Djang, Su Gwang Kim and Kyong Hui Kim (UK Statement of Reasons):Kim Yong Nam has been identified by the Panel of Experts as an agent of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, an entity which has been designated by the United Nations. He and his son KIM Su Gwang have been identified by the Panel of Experts as engaging in a pattern of deceptive financial practices which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. KIM Yong Nam has opened various current and savings accounts in the European Union and has been involved in various large bank transfers to bank accounts in the European Union or to accounts outside the European Union while working as a diplomat, including to accounts in the name of his son KIM Su Gwang and daughter-in-law KIM Kyong Hui. (Gender):Male Listed on: 20/04/2018 UK Sanctions List Date Designated: 31/12/2020 Last Updated: 31/12/2020 03/03/2022 Group ID: 13662.

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