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Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1459 of 10 August 2017 implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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11.8.2017   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 208/38


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1459

of 10 August 2017

implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 31(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 of 27 May 2016 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Decision 2013/183/CFSP (1), and in particular Article 33(1) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

On 27 May 2016, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2016/849.

(2)

On 5 August 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2371 (2017), which added nine persons and four entities to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures and amended the entries for two persons subject to restrictive measures.

(3)

Annex I to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex I to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 is hereby amended as set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 10 August 2017.

For the Council

The President

M. MAASIKAS


(1)  OJ L 141, 28.5.2016, p. 79.


ANNEX

The persons and entities listed below are added to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex I to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849.

A.   Persons

 

Name

Alias

Identifiers

Date of UN designation

Statement of Reasons

54.

Choe Chun Yong

Ch'oe Ch'un-yo'ng

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 654410078

Gender: male

4.8.2017

Representative for Ilsim International Bank, which is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation. Ilsim International Bank has attempted to evade United Nations sanctions.

55.

Han Jang Su

Chang-Su Han

DOB: 8.11.1969

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No.: 745420176, expires on 19.10.2020

Gender: male

4.8.2017

Chief Representative of the Foreign Trade Bank.

56.

Jang Song Chol

 

DOB: 12.3.1967

Nationality: DPRK

4.8.2017

Jang Song Chol is a Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) representative overseas.

57.

Jang Sung Nam

 

DOB: 14.7.1970

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No.: 563120368, issued on 22.3.2013; Passport expiration date: 22.3.2018

Gender: male

4.8.2017

Chief of an overseas Tangun Trading Corporation branch, which is primarily responsible for the procurement of commodities and technologies to support the DPRK's defence research and development programs.

58.

Jo Chol Song

Cho Ch'o'l-so'ng

DOB: 25.9.1984

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 654320502, expires on 16.9.2019

Gender: male

4.8.2017

Deputy Representative for the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation, which provides financial services in support to Tanchon Commercial Bank and Korea Hyoksin Trading, a subordinate entity of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation.

59.

Kang Chol Su

 

DOB: 13.2.1969

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No.: 472234895

4.8.2017

Official for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, which specializes in acquisition for the DPRK's defence industries and support for the DPRK's military-related overseas sales. Its procurements also likely support the DPRK's chemical weapons program.

60.

Kim Mun Chol

Kim Mun-ch'o'l

DOB: 25.3.1957

Nationality: DPRK

4.8.2017

Representative for Korea United Development Bank.

61.

Kim Nam Ung

 

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No.: 654110043

4.8.2017

Representative for Ilsim International Bank, which is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation. Ilsim International Bank has attempted to evade United Nations sanctions.

62.

Pak Il Kyu

Pak Il-Gyu

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No.: 563120235

Gender: male

4.8.2017

Official for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, which specializes in acquisition for DPRK's defence industries and support to Pyongyang's military-related sales. Its procurements also likely support the DPRK's chemical weapons program.

B.   Entities

 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of UN designation

Other information

47.

Foreign Trade Bank

 

FTB Building, Jungsong-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK

4.8.2017

Foreign Trade Bank is a state-owned bank and acts as the DPRK's primary foreign exchange bank and has provided key financial support to the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation.

48.

Korean National Insurance Company (KNIC)

Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC)

Korea Foreign Insurance Company

Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK

4.8.2017

The Korean National Insurance Company is a DPRK financial and insurance company and is affiliated with Office 39.

49.

Koryo Credit Development Bank

Daesong Credit Development Bank; Koryo Global Credit Bank; Koryo Global Trust Bank

Pyongyang, DPRK

4.8.2017

Koryo Credit Development Bank operates in the financial services industry in the DPRK's economy.

50.

Mansudae Overseas Project Group of Companies

Mansudae Art Studio

Pyongyang, DPRK

4.8.2017

Mansudae Overseas Project Group of Companies engaged in, facilitated, or was responsible for the exportation of workers from the DPRK to other nations for construction-related activities including for statues and monuments to generate revenue for the Government of the DPRK or the Workers' Party of Korea. The Mansudae Overseas Project Group of Companies has been reported to conduct business in countries in Africa and Southeast Asia including Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Benin, Cambodia, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Malaysia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Namibia, Syria, Togo, and Zimbabwe.

The following entries for persons subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex I to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 are replaced as set out below:

 

Name

Alias

Identifiers

Date of UN designation

Other information

16.

Jang Bom Su

Jang Pom Su

Jang Hyon U

DOB: 15.4.1957 or 22.2.1958

Diplomatic Passport No.: 836110034 Date of expiration: 1.1.2020;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria.

18.

Jon Myong Guk

Cho'n Myo'ng-kuk

Jon Yong Sang

DOB: 18.10.1976 or 25.8.1976;

Passport No.: 4721202031; Date of expiration: 21.2.2017

Diplomatic Passport No.: 836110035 Date of expiration: 1.1.2020;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria.


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