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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

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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

(OJ L 141 28.5.2016, p. 79)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

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page

date

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2016/1341 of 4 August 2016

  L 212

116

5.8.2016

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2016/2217 of 8 December 2016

  L 334

35

9.12.2016

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/82 of 16 January 2017

  L 12

90

17.1.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/345 of 27 February 2017

  L 50

59

28.2.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/666 of 6 April 2017

  L 94

42

7.4.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/667 of 6 April 2017

  L 94

45

7.4.2017

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/975 of 8 June 2017

  L 146

145

9.6.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/994 of 12 June 2017

  L 149

75

13.6.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1339 of 17 July 2017

  L 185

51

18.7.2017

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1459 of 10 August 2017

  L 208

38

11.8.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1504 of 24 August 2017

  L 221

22

26.8.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1512 of 30 August 2017

  L 224

118

31.8.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1562 of 14 September 2017

  L 237

86

15.9.2017

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1573 of 15 September 2017

  L 238

51

16.9.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1838 of 10 October 2017

  L 261

17

11.10.2017

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1860 of 16 October 2017

  L 265I

8

16.10.2017

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/1909 of 18 October 2017

  L 269

44

19.10.2017

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2018/16 of 8 January 2018

  L 4

16

9.1.2018

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COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2018/58 of 12 January 2018

  L 10

15

13.1.2018

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COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2018/89 of 22 January 2018

  L 16I

9

22.1.2018


Corrected by:

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Corrigendum, OJ L 251, 29.9.2017, p.  29 (2017/1573)

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Corrigendum, OJ L 036, 9.2.2018, p.  38 (2018/16)




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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



CHAPTER I

EXPORT AND IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

Article 1

1.  The direct or indirect supply, sale, transfer or export of the following items and technology, including software, to the DPRK by nationals of Member States or through or from the territories of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territories of the Member States:

(a) arms and related materiel of all types, including weapons and ammunition, military vehicles and equipment, paramilitary equipment and spare parts for the aforementioned, with the exception of non-combat vehicles which have been manufactured or fitted with materials to provide ballistic protection and are intended solely for protective use of personnel of the Union and its Member States in the DPRK;

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(b) all items, materials, equipment, goods and technology, as determined by the UN Security Council or the Committee established pursuant to paragraph 12 of UNSCR 1718 (2006) (‘the Sanctions Committee’) in accordance with paragraph 8(a)(ii) of UNSCR 1718 (2006), paragraph 5(b) of UNSCR 2087 (2013), paragraph 20 of UNSCR 2094 (2013), paragraph 25 of UNSCR 2270 (2016) and paragraph 4 of UNSCR 2375 (2017), which could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes;

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(c) certain other items, materials, equipment, goods and technology which could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or which could contribute to its military activities, including all dual-use goods and technology listed in Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 ( 1 );

(d) any further items, materials and equipment relating to dual-use goods and technology; the Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this point;

(e) certain key components for the ballistic-missile sector, such as certain types of aluminium used in ballistic-missile-related systems; the Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this point;

(f) any other item that could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes, to activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or by this Decision, or to the evasion of measures imposed by those UNSCRs or by this Decision; the Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this point;

(g) any other item, except food or medicine, if a Member State determines that it could contribute directly to the development of the operational capabilities of the DPRK's armed forces or to exports that support or enhance the operational capabilities of armed forces of another State outside the DPRK;

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(h) certain other items, materials, equipment, goods and technology listed pursuant to paragraph 4 of UNSCR 2321 (2016);

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(i) any other item listed in the conventional arms dual-use list adopted by the Sanctions Committee pursuant to paragraph 7 of UNSCR 2321 (2016) and paragraph 5 of UNSCR 2375 (2017).

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2.  It shall also be prohibited to:

(a) provide technical training, advice, services, assistance or brokering services, or other intermediary services, related to items or technology referred to in paragraph 1 or to the provision, manufacture, maintenance or use of those items, directly or indirectly, to any person, entity or body in, or for use in, the DPRK;

(b) provide financing or financial assistance related to items or technology referred to in paragraph 1, including, in particular, grants, loans and export credit insurance, as well as insurance and reinsurance, for any sale, supply, transfer or export of those items or that technology, or for the provision of related technical training, advice, services, assistance or brokering services, directly or indirectly, to any person, entity or body in, or for use in, the DPRK;

(c) participate, knowingly or intentionally, in activities the object or effect of which is to circumvent the prohibitions referred to in points (a) and (b).

3.  The procurement from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of items or technology referred to in paragraph 1, as well as the provision to nationals of Member States by the DPRK of technical training, advice, services, assistance, financing and financial assistance referred to in paragraph 2, shall also be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

Article 2

The measures imposed by Article 1(1)(g) shall not apply to the supply, sale or transfer of an item, or its procurement, where:

(a) the Member State determines that such activity is exclusively for humanitarian purposes or exclusively for livelihood purposes which will not be used by DPRK persons or entities to generate revenue, and is not related to any activity prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or by this Decision, provided that the Member State notifies the Sanctions Committee in advance of such determination and informs the Sanctions Committee of measures taken to prevent the diversion of the item for such other purposes; or

(b) the Sanctions Committee has determined on a case-by-case basis that a particular supply, sale or transfer would not be contrary to the objectives of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016).

Article 3

1.  The direct or indirect sale, purchase, transport or brokering of gold and precious metals, as well as of diamonds, to, from or for the Government of the DPRK, its public bodies, corporations and agencies or the Central Bank of the DPRK, as well as persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, shall be prohibited.

2.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

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1.  The procurement from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of gold, titanium ore, vanadium ore, rare-earth minerals, copper, nickel, silver and zinc, shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

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2.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

Article 5

The delivery of newly printed or minted or unissued DPRK-denominated banknotes and coinage to or for the benefit of the Central Bank of the DPRK shall be prohibited.

Article 6

1.  The direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer of luxury goods to the DPRK by nationals of Member States or through or from the territories of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, shall be prohibited whether or not originating in the territories of Member States.

2.  The import, purchase or transfer of luxury goods from the DPRK shall be prohibited.

3.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by paragraphs 1 and 2.

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Article 6a

1.  The procurement of statues from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee has granted approval in advance on a case-by-case basis.

3.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

Article 6b

1.  The direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of helicopters and vessels shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territories of the Member States.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee has granted approval in advance on a case-by-case basis.

3.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

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Article 6c

1.  The procurement of textiles (including but not limited to fabrics and partially or fully completed apparel products) from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee has granted approval in advance on a case-by-case basis.

3.  Member States may allow imports of textiles (including but not limited to fabrics and partially or fully completed apparel products) for which written contracts have been finalised prior to 11 September 2017, up to 10 December 2017, provided that the Sanctions Committee is notified by 24 January 2018 with details about those imports.

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Article 7

1.  The procurement from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of coal, iron, and iron ore, shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

2.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by paragraph 1.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply with respect to coal that, as confirmed by the procuring Member State on the basis of credible information, has originated from outside the DPRK and was transported through the DPRK solely for export from the port of Rajin (Rason), provided that that Member State notifies the Sanctions Committee in advance and such transactions are unrelated to generating revenue for the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic-missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016) or 2356 (2017), or by this Decision.

4.  The procurement from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of lead and lead ore shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

5.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by paragraph 4.

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Article 8

1.  The sale or supply of aviation fuel, including aviation gasoline, naphtha-type jet fuel, kerosene-type jet fuel and kerosene-type rocket fuel, to the DPRK by nationals of Member States or from the territories of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, shall be prohibited whether or not originating in the territories of Member States.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply if the Sanctions Committee has approved in advance on an exceptional case-by-case basis the transfer to the DPRK of such products for verified essential humanitarian needs and subject to specified arrangements for effective monitoring of delivery and use.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply with respect to the sale or supply of aviation fuel to a civilian passenger aircraft outside the DPRK exclusively for consumption during its flight to the DPRK and its return flight.

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Article 9

1.  The import, purchase or transfer of petroleum products from the DPRK shall be prohibited.

2.  The direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer of all refined petroleum products to the DPRK by nationals of Member States, through or from the territories of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States shall be prohibited, regardless of whether those refined petroleum products originate in the territories of those Member States.

3.  By derogation from the prohibition in paragraph 2, where the amount of refined petroleum products supplied, sold or transferred to the DPRK does not exceed 500 000 barrels during the period from 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017, or 2 000 000 barrels per year during a period of twelve months beginning on 1 January 2018, and annually thereafter, the Competent Authority of a Member State may authorise on a case-by-case basis the supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK of refined petroleum products where the Competent Authority has determined that the supply, sale or transfer is exclusively for humanitarian purposes, and provided that:

(a) the Member State notifies the Sanctions Committee every 30 days of the amount of such supply, sale or transfer of refined petroleum products to the DPRK, along with information about all the parties to the transaction;

(b) the supply, sale or transfer of such refined petroleum products do not involve individuals or entities that are associated with the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSC Resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2356 (2017), 2371 (2017) or 2375 (2017), including designated individuals or entities; and

(c) the transaction is unrelated to generating revenue for the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2356 (2017), 2371 (2017) or 2375 (2017).

4.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

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Article 9a

1.  The procurement from the DPRK by nationals of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of seafood shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territory of the DPRK.

2.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by paragraph 1, which shall include fish, crustaceans, molluscs, and other aquatic invertebrates in all forms.

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Article 9b

1.  The direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer of crude oil to the DPRK by nationals of Member States or through or from the territories of Member States or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States shall be prohibited.

2.  By derogation from paragraph 1, the prohibition in paragraph 1 shall not apply where a Member State determines that the supply, sale or transfer of crude oil to the DPRK is exclusively for humanitarian purposes and the Sanctions Committee has approved that shipment in advance on a case-by case basis in accordance with paragraph 15 of UNSCR 2375 (2017).

3.  The Union shall take the necessary measures in order to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

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Article 9c

The direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK, by nationals of Member States or through or from the territories of Member States, or using the flag vessels or aircraft of Member States, of all condensates and natural gas liquids shall be prohibited, whether or not originating in the territories of Member States. The Union shall take the necessary measures to determine the relevant items to be covered by this Article.

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CHAPTER II

RESTRICTIONS ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR TRADE

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Article 10

1.  The provision of public or private financial support for trade with the DPRK, including the granting of export credits, guarantees or insurance, to DPRK nationals or entities involved in such trade shall be prohibited.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply if the Sanctions Committee has granted approval in advance on a case-by-case basis for the provision of financial support.

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CHAPTER III

RESTRICTIONS ON INVESTMENT

Article 11

1.  Investment in the territories under the jurisdiction of Member States by the DPRK, its nationals, or entities incorporated in the DPRK or subject to its jurisdiction, or by persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or by entities owned or controlled by them, shall be prohibited.

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2.  The following shall be prohibited:

(a) the acquisition, maintenance or extension of a participation in any entities in the DPRK, or in DPRK entities or DPRK-owned entities outside the DPRK, including the acquisition in full of such entities and the acquisition of shares or other securities of a participatory nature, or in activities or assets in the DPRK;

(b) the granting of any financing or financial assistance to entities in the DPRK, or to DPRK entities or DPRK-owned entities outside the DPRK, or for the documented purpose of financing such entities in the DPRK;

(c) the opening, maintenance and operation of all joint ventures or cooperative entities, new and existing, by Member States' nationals or in their territories with DPRK entities or individuals whether or not acting for or on behalf of the government of the DPRK; and

(d) the provision of investment services directly related to the activities referred to in points (a) to (c).

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3.  Paragraph 2, point c, shall not apply to joint ventures or cooperative entities, in particular those that are non-commercial, public utility infrastructure projects which do not generate profit, that have been approved by the Sanctions Committee in advance on a case-by-case basis.

4.  Member States shall close any such existing joint venture or cooperative entity no later than by 9 January 2018 if such joint venture or cooperative entity has not been approved by the Sanctions Committee on a case-by-case basis. Member States shall also close any such existing joint venture or cooperative entity within 120 days after the Sanctions Committee has denied a request for approval.

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5.  Point a of Paragraph 2 a shall not apply to investments which the competent authority of the Member State concerned has determined are exclusively for humanitarian purposes, and provided that they are not in the sectors of mining, refining and chemical industries, metallurgy and metalworking and aerospace.

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CHAPTER IV

FINANCIAL SECTOR

Article 12

Member States shall not enter into new commitments for grants, financial assistance or concessional loans to the DPRK, including through their participation in international financial institutions, except for humanitarian and developmental purposes directly addressing the need of the civilian population or the promotion of denuclearisation. Member States shall also exercise vigilance with a view to reducing current commitments and, if possible, putting an end to them.

Article 13

In order to prevent the provision of financial services or the transfer to, through, or from the territory of Member States, or to or by nationals of Member States or entities organised under their laws, or persons or financial institutions within their jurisdiction, of any financial or other assets or resources, including bulk cash, that could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or activities, or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013) 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or by this Decision, or to the evasion of measures imposed by those UNSCRs or by this Decision, the following shall apply:

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(1) No transfer or clearing of funds to or from the DPRK shall take place, except for transactions that fall within the scope of point (3) and have been authorised in accordance with point (4).

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(2) Financial institutions under the jurisdiction of Member States shall not enter into, or continue to participate in, any transactions with:

(a) banks domiciled in the DPRK, including the Central Bank of the DPRK;

(b) branches or subsidiaries within the jurisdiction of the Member States of banks domiciled in the DPRK;

(c) branches or subsidiaries outside the jurisdiction of the Member States of banks domiciled in the DPRK;

(d) financial entities that are not domiciled in the DPRK, that are within the jurisdiction of the Member States and that are controlled by persons or entities domiciled in the DPRK; or

(e) financial entities that are not domiciled in the DPRK or are not within the jurisdiction of the Member States but are controlled by persons or entities domiciled in the DPRK,

unless such transactions fall within the scope of point (3) and have been authorised in accordance with point (4).

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(3) The following transactions may be carried out, subject to the prior authorisation referred to in point (4):

(a) transactions regarding foodstuffs, healthcare or medical equipment, or for agricultural or humanitarian purposes;

(b) transactions regarding personal remittances;

(c) transactions regarding the execution of the exemptions provided for in this Decision;

(d) transactions in connection with a specific trade contract not prohibited under this Decision;

(e) transactions regarding a diplomatic or consular mission or an international organisation enjoying immunities in accordance with international law, insofar as such transactions are intended to be used for official purposes of the diplomatic or consular mission or international organisation;

(f) transactions required exclusively for the implementation of projects funded by the Union or its Member States for development purposes directly addressing the need of the civilian population or the promotion of denuclearisation;

(g) transactions regarding payment to satisfy claims against the DPRK or DPRK persons or entities, on a case-by-case basis and subject to notification 10 days prior to authorisation, and transactions of a similar nature that do not contribute to activities prohibited under this Decision.

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(4) Any transfer of funds to or from DPRK for the transactions referred to in point (3)(a) and points (3)(c) to (g) shall require prior authorisation by the competent authority of the Member State if above EUR 15 000 . Any transfer of funds to or from the DPRK for the transactions referred to in point (3) (b) shall require prior authorisation by the competent authority of the Member State if above EUR 5 000 . The relevant Member State shall inform the other Member States of any authorisations granted.

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(5) The prior authorisation referred to in point (4) shall not be required for any transfer of funds or transaction which is necessary for the official purposes of a diplomatic or consular mission of a Member State in the DPRK or an international organisation enjoying immunities in the DPRK in accordance with international law.

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(6) Financial institutions shall be required, in their activities with banks and financial institutions as set out in point (2), to:

(a) exercise continuous vigilance over account activity, including through their programmes on customer due diligence and in accordance with their obligations relating to money-laundering and the financing of terrorism;

(b) require that all information fields of payment instructions which relate to the originator and the beneficiary of the transaction in question be completed and, if that information is not supplied, refuse the transaction;

(c) maintain all records of transactions for a period of five years and make them available to national authorities on request;

(d) promptly report their suspicions to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) or another competent authority designated by the Member State concerned if they suspect, or have reasonable grounds to suspect, that funds contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or activities; the FIU or other competent authority shall have access, directly or indirectly, on a timely basis to the financial, administrative and law-enforcement information that it requires to perform that function properly, including the analysis of suspicious transaction reports.

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Article 13a

Member States shall consider companies performing financial services commensurate with those provided by banks as financial institutions for the purposes of implementing Articles 13, 14 and 24a.

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Article 14

1.  The opening of branches, subsidiaries or representative offices of DPRK banks, including the Central Bank of the DPRK, its branches and subsidiaries, and of other financial entities referred to in Article 13, point 2, in the territories of Member States shall be prohibited.

2.  Existing branches, subsidiaries and representative offices of the entities referred to in paragraph 1 in the territories of the Member States shall be closed within 90 days of the adoption of UNSCR 2270 (2016).

3.  Unless approved in advance by the Sanctions Committee, it shall be prohibited for DPRK banks, including the Central Bank of the DPRK, its branches and subsidiaries, and for other financial entities referred to in Article 13, point 2, to:

(a) establish new joint ventures with banks under the jurisdiction of Member States;

(b) take an ownership interest in banks under the jurisdiction of Member States; or

(c) establish or maintain correspondent banking relationships with banks under the jurisdiction of Member States.

4.  Existing joint ventures, ownership interests and correspondent banking relationships with DPRK banks shall be terminated within 90 days of the adoption of UNSCR 2270 (2016).

5.  Financial institutions within the territories of Member States or under their jurisdiction shall be prohibited from opening representative offices, subsidiaries, branches or banking accounts in the DPRK.

6.  Existing representative offices, subsidiaries or banking accounts in the DPRK shall be closed within 90 days of the adoption of UNSCR 2321 (2016).

7.  Paragraph 6 shall not apply if the Sanctions Committee determines on a case-by-case basis that such offices, subsidiaries or accounts are required for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, the activities of diplomatic missions in the DPRK pursuant to the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations, the activities of the UN or its specialised agencies or related organisations, or any other purposes in accordance with UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016) or 2321 (2016).

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Article 15

The direct or indirect sale or purchase of, or brokering or assistance in the issuance of, DPRK public or public-guaranteed bonds issued after 18 February 2013 to or from the Government of the DPRK, its public bodies, corporations and agencies, the Central Bank of the DPRK, or banks domiciled in the DPRK, or branches and subsidiaries, within and outside the jurisdiction of Member States, of banks domiciled in the DPRK, or financial entities that are neither domiciled in the DPRK nor within the jurisdiction of the Member States, but are controlled by persons or entities domiciled in the DPRK, as well as any persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, shall be prohibited.



CHAPTER V

TRANSPORT SECTOR

Article 16

1.  Member States shall inspect, in accordance with their national authorities and legislation and consistent with international law, including the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations, all cargo to and from the DPRK in their territory, or transiting through their territory, including at their airports, seaports and free-trade zones, or cargo brokered or facilitated by the DPRK or DPRK nationals, or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, or by persons or entities listed in Annex I, or cargo that is being transported on DPRK-flagged aircraft or maritime vessels, for the purposes of ensuring that no items are transferred in violation of UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016).

2.  Member States shall inspect, in accordance with their national authorities and legislation and consistent with international law, including the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations, all cargo to and from the DPRK in their territory, or transiting through their territory, or cargo brokered or facilitated by the DPRK or DPRK nationals, or persons or entities acting on their behalf, including at their airports and seaports, if they have information that provides reasonable grounds to believe that the cargo contains items whose supply, sale, transfer or export is prohibited under this Decision.

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3.  Member States shall inspect vessels, with the consent of the flag State, on the high seas if they have information that provides reasonable grounds to believe that the cargo of such vessels contains items whose supply, sale, transfer or export is prohibited under this Decision.

If a Member State that is a flag State does not consent to inspection on the high seas, it shall direct the vessel to proceed to an appropriate and convenient port for the required inspection by the local authorities pursuant to paragraph 18 of UNSCR 2270 (2016).

When the flag State neither consents to inspections on the high seas nor directs the vessel to proceed to an appropriate and convenient port for the required inspection, or if the vessel refuses to comply with flag State direction to permit inspection on the high seas or to proceed to such a port, Member States shall promptly submit a report containing relevant details regarding the incident, the vessel and the flag State to the Sanctions Committee.

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4.  Member States shall cooperate, in accordance with their national legislation, with inspections pursuant to paragraphs 1 to 3.

5.  Aircrafts and vessels transporting cargo to and from the DPRK shall be subject to the requirement of additional pre-arrival or pre-departure information for all goods brought into or out of a Member State.

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6.  Member States shall take the necessary measures to seize and dispose of, such as through destruction, rendering inoperable or unusable, storage, or transferring to a State other than the originating or destination State for disposal, items the supply, sale, transfer, or export of which is prohibited by UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2371 (2017) or 2375 (2017) that are identified in inspections, in a manner that is consistent with their obligations under applicable international law.

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7.  Member States shall deny entry into their ports of any vessel that has refused to allow an inspection after such an inspection has been authorised by the vessel's flag State, or if any DPRK-flagged vessel has refused to be inspected pursuant to paragraph 12 of UNSCR 1874 (2009).

8.  Paragraph 7 shall not apply where entry is required for the purpose of an inspection, or in the case of an emergency or in the case of return to the vessel's port of origin.

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9.  Member States shall prohibit their nationals, persons subject to their jurisdiction, entities incorporated in their territory or subject to their jurisdiction, and vessels flying their flag, from facilitating or engaging in ship-to-ship transfers to or from DPRK-flagged vessels of any goods or items that are being supplied, sold, or transferred to or from the DPRK.

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Article 17

1.  Member States shall deny permission to land in, take off from or overfly their territory to any aircraft, operated by DPRK carriers or originating from the DPRK in accordance with their national authorities and legislation and consistent with international law, in particular relevant international civil-aviation agreements.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply in the case of an emergency landing or under the condition of landing for inspection.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply in the event that the relevant Member State determines in advance that such entry is required for humanitarian purposes or any other purposes consistent with the objectives of this Decision.

Article 18

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1.  Member States shall prohibit the entry into their ports of any vessel that is owned, operated, crewed or flagged by the DPRK.

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2.  Member States shall prohibit the entry into their ports of any vessel if they have information that provides reasonable grounds to believe that the vessel is owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a person or entity listed in Annex I, II, III or V, or contains cargo whose supply, sale, transfer or export is prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or by this Decision.

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3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply in the case of an emergency, in the case of return to the vessel's port of origination, where entry is required for the purpose of inspection or if the relevant Member State determines in advance that such entry is required for humanitarian purposes or any other purposes consistent with the objectives of this Decision.

4.  Paragraph 2 shall not apply in the case of an emergency, in the case of return to the vessel's port of origination, where entry is required for the purpose of inspection or if the Sanctions Committee determines in advance that such entry is required for humanitarian purposes or any other purposes consistent with the objectives of UNSCR 2270 (2016) or if the relevant Member State determines in advance that such entry is required for humanitarian purposes or any other purposes consistent with the objectives of this Decision. The Member State concerned shall inform the other Member States of any entry it has granted.

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Article 18a

1.  A Member State that is a flag State of a vessel designated by the Sanctions Committee shall, if the Sanctions Committee has so specified, de-flag the vessel.

2.  A Member State that is the flag State of a vessel designated by the Sanctions Committee shall, if the Sanctions Committee has so specified, direct the vessel to a port identified by the Sanctions Committee, in coordination with the port State.

3.  A Member State that is the flag State of a vessel designated by the Sanctions Committee shall, if the Sanctions Committee has so specified, immediately deregister the vessel.

4.  Member States shall, if the designation by the Sanctions Committee has so specified, prohibit entry into their ports of a vessel, except in case of emergency or in case of return to its port of origination, or unless the Sanctions Committee determines in advance that such entry is required for humanitarian purposes or any other purposes consistent with the objectives of UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2356 (2017) or 2371 (2017).

5.  Member States shall, if the designation by the Sanctions Committee has so specified, make a vessel subject to an asset freeze.

6.  Annex IV shall contain the vessels referred to in paragraphs 1 to 5 of this Article designated by the Sanctions Committee in accordance with paragraph 12 of UNSCR 2321 (2016), paragraph 6 of UNSCR 2371 (2017) and paragraphs 6 and 8 of UNSCR 2375 (2017).

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Article 19

The provision by nationals of Member States or from the territories of Member States of bunkering or ship-supply services, or other servicing of vessels, to DPRK vessels shall be prohibited if they have information that provides reasonable grounds to believe that the vessels carry items whose supply, sale, transfer or export is prohibited under this Decision, unless provision of such services is necessary for humanitarian purposes or until the cargo has been inspected, and seized and disposed of if necessary, in accordance with Article 16(1), (2), (3) and (6).

Article 20

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1.  It shall be prohibited to lease or charter Member States' flagged vessels or aircraft or to provide crew services to the DPRK, any persons or entities listed in Annex I, II, III or V, any other DPRK entities, any other persons or entities whom the Member State determines to have assisted in the evasion of sanctions or in the violation of the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, any persons or entities acting on behalf or at the direction of any of the aforementioned, or any entities owned or controlled by any of the aforementioned.

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2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee grants approval in advance on a case-by-case basis.

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Article 20a

The procurement of vessel or aircraft services from the DPRK shall be prohibited.

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Article 21

Member States shall de-register any vessel that is owned, controlled, or operated by the DPRK, and shall not register any such vessel that has been de-registered by another State pursuant to paragraph 24 of UNSCR 2321 (2016).

Article 22

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1.  It shall be prohibited to register vessels in the DPRK, to obtain authorisation for a vessel to use the DPRK flag, to own, lease, operate, or provide any vessel classification, certification or associated service, or to insure any vessel flagged by the DPRK, including chartering such vessels.

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2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee has granted approval in advance on a case-by-case basis.

3.  The provision by nationals of Member States or from the territories of Member States of insurance or reinsurance services to vessels owned, controlled, or operated, including through illicit means, by the DPRK, shall be prohibited.

4.  Paragraph 3 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee determines on a case-by-case basis that the vessel is engaged in activities exclusively for livelihood purposes which will not be used by DPRK individuals or entities to generate revenue or exclusively for humanitarian purposes.

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CHAPTER Va

RESTRICTIONS ON THE PROVISION OF SERVICES

Article 22a

1.  The provision of services incidental to mining and the provision of services incidental to manufacturing in the chemical, mining and refining industry, to the DPRK by nationals of Members States or from the territories of Member States shall be prohibited whether or not the services originate in the territories of Member States.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the competent authorities of the Member States may authorise the provision of services incidental to mining and the provision of services incidental to manufacturing in the chemical, mining and refining industry, insofar as such services are intended to be used exclusively for development purposes that directly address the needs of the civilian population or the promotion of denuclearisation.

3.  The Union shall take the necessary measures to determine the relevant services to be covered by paragraphs 1 and 2.

Article 22b

The prohibition in Article 22a shall be without prejudice to the execution until 9 July 2017 of contracts concluded before 8 April 2017 or ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts.

Article 22c

1.  The provision of computer and related services to the DPRK by nationals of Member States or from the territories of Member States shall be prohibited, whether or not the services originate in the territories of the Member States.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply with respect to computer and related services provided exclusively for the use of a diplomatic or consular mission or an international organisation that enjoys immunities in accordance with international law.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply with respect to computer and related services provided exclusively for development purposes that directly address the needs of the civilian population or the promotion of denuclearisation by public bodies or by legal persons, entities or bodies that receive public funding from the Union or from Member States.

4.  In cases not covered by paragraph 3, and by way of derogation from paragraph 1, Member States may grant an authorisation for the provision of computer and related services provided exclusively for development purposes that directly address the need of the civilian population or the promotion of denuclearisation.

5.  The Union shall take the necessary measures to determine the relevant services to be covered by paragraph 1.

Article 22d

The prohibition in Article 22c shall be without prejudice to the execution until 9 July 2017, of contracts concluded before 8 April 2017 or ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts.

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CHAPTER VI

RESTRICTIONS ON ADMISSION AND RESIDENCE

Article 23

1.  Member States shall take the necessary measures to prevent the entry into, or transit through, their territories of:

(a) the persons designated by the Sanctions Committee or by the UN Security Council as being responsible for, including through supporting or promoting, the DPRK's policies in relation to its nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes, together with their family members, or persons acting on their behalf of or at their direction, as listed in Annex I;

(b) the persons not covered by Annex I, as listed in Annex II, who:

(i) are responsible for, including through supporting or promoting, the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or persons acting on their behalf or at their direction,

(ii) provide financial services or the transfer to, through, or from the territory of Member States, or involving nationals of Member States or entities organised under their laws, or persons or financial institutions in their territory, of any financial or other assets or resources that could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes,

(iii) are involved in, including through the provision of financial services, the supply to or from the DPRK of arms and related materiel of all types, or the supply to the DPRK of items, materials, equipment, goods and technology which could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes;

(c) the persons not covered by Annex I or Annex II working on behalf or at the direction of a person or entity listed in Annex I or Annex II or persons assisting in the evasion of sanctions or violating the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, as listed in Annex III to this Decision;

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(d) persons acting on behalf or at the direction of the entities of the Government of the DPRK or the Workers' Party that the Council determines are associated with the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic-missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016), that are not covered by Annex I, II or III, as listed in Annex V to this Decision.

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2.  Point (a) of paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee determines on a case-by-case basis that such travel is justified on the grounds of humanitarian need, including religious obligations, or where the Sanctions Committee concludes that an exemption would otherwise further the objectives of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016).

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not oblige a Member State to refuse its own nationals entry into its territory.

4.  Paragraph 1 shall be without prejudice to cases where a Member State is bound by an obligation of international law, namely:

(a) as a host country of an international intergovernmental organisation;

(b) as a host country to an international conference convened by, or under the auspices of, the UN;

(c) under a multilateral agreement conferring privileges and immunities;

(d) under the 1929 Treaty of Conciliation (Lateran pact) concluded by the Holy See (Vatican City State) and Italy.

5.  Paragraph 4 shall also be considered to apply in cases where a Member State is host country of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

6.  The Council shall be duly informed in all cases where a Member State grants an exemption pursuant to paragraph 4 or 5.

7.  Member States may grant exemptions from the measures imposed in point (b) of paragraph 1 where travel is justified on the grounds of urgent humanitarian need, or on grounds of attending intergovernmental meetings and those promoted or hosted by the Union, or hosted by a Member State holding the chairmanship in office of the OSCE, where a political dialogue is conducted that directly promotes the policy objectives of restrictive measures, including democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the DPRK.

8.  A Member State wishing to grant exemptions referred to in paragraph 7 shall notify the Council thereof in writing. The exemption shall be deemed to be granted unless one or more of the Council members raises an objection in writing within two working days of receiving notification of the proposed exemption. Should one or more of the Council members raise an objection, the Council, acting by a qualified majority, may decide to grant the proposed exemption.

9.  Point (c) of paragraph 1 shall not apply in case of transit of representatives of the Government of the DPRK to the UN Headquarters to conduct UN business.

10.  In cases where, pursuant to paragraphs 4, 5, 7 and 9, a Member State authorises the entry into, or transit through, its territory of persons listed in Annex I, II or III, the authorisation shall be limited to the purpose for which it is given and to the persons concerned thereby.

11.  Member States shall exercise vigilance and restraint regarding the entry into, or transit through their territories of persons working on behalf or at the direction of a designated person or entity listed in Annex I.

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12.  Member States shall take the necessary measures to restrict the entry into or transit through their territories of members of the Government of the DPRK, officials of that Government, and members of the DPRK armed forces, if such members or officials are associated with the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic-missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016) and 2321 (2016).

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Article 24

1.  Member States shall expel DPRK nationals who they determine are working on behalf of or at the direction of a person or entity listed in Annex I or Annex II, or who they determine are assisting in the evasion of sanctions or violating the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, from their territories for the purpose of repatriation to the DPRK, consistent with applicable national and international law.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the presence of a person is required for the fulfilment of a judicial process or exclusively for medical, safety or other humanitarian purposes.

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Article 24a

1.  Where a Member State determines that an individual is working on behalf of or at the direction of a DPRK bank or financial institution, the Member State shall expel the individual from its territory for the purpose of repatriation to the individual's State of nationality, consistent with applicable law.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the presence of the individual is required for the fulfilment of a judicial process or exclusively for medical, safety or other humanitarian purposes, or when the Sanctions Committee has determined on a case-by-case basis that the expulsion of the individual would be contrary to the objectives of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016) and 2321 (2016).

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Article 25

1.  Member States shall expel DPRK diplomats, government representatives or other DPRK nationals acting in a governmental capacity who they determine are working on behalf of or at the direction of a person or entity listed in Annex I, II or III, or of a person or entity assisting in the evasion of sanctions or violating the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, from their territories for the purpose of repatriation to the DPRK, consistent with applicable national and international law.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply in case of transit of representatives of the Government of the DPRK to the UN Headquarters or other UN facilities to conduct UN business.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the presence of a person is required for the fulfilment of a judicial process or exclusively for medical, safety or other humanitarian purposes, or the Sanctions Committee has determined on a case-by-case basis that the expulsion of a person would be contrary to the objectives of UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) and 2270 (2016), or the relevant Member State has determined on a case-by-case basis that the expulsion of a person would be contrary to the objectives of this Decision. The Member State concerned shall inform the other Member States of any decision not to expel a person referred to in paragraph 1.

Article 26

1.  Member States shall expel any national of a third country who they determine is working on behalf of or at the direction of a person or entity listed in Annex I or II, assisting in the evasion of sanctions or violating the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, from their territories for the purpose of repatriation to that person's State of nationality, consistent with applicable national and international law.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the presence of a person is required for the fulfilment of a judicial process or exclusively for medical, safety or other humanitarian purposes, or the Sanctions Committee has determined on a case-by-case basis that the expulsion of a person would be contrary to the objectives of UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) and 2270 (2016), or if the relevant Member State has determined on a case-by-case basis that the expulsion of a person would be contrary to the objectives of this Decision. The Member State concerned shall inform the other Member States of any decision not to expel a person referred to in paragraph 1.

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply in case of transit of representatives of the Government of the DPRK to the UN Headquarters or other UN facilities to conduct UN business.

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Article 26a

1.  Member States shall not provide work authorisations for DPRK nationals in their jurisdictions in connection with admission to their territories.

2.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply where the Sanctions Committee approves on a case-by-case basis in advance that employment of DPRK nationals in a Member State's jurisdiction is required for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, denuclearisation or any other purpose consistent with the objectives of UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2356 (2017), 2371 (2017) or 2375 (2017).

3.  Paragraph 1 shall not apply with respect to work authorisations for which written contracts have been finalised prior to 11 September 2017.

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4.  With a view to eliminating remittances to DPRK, and subject to applicable national legal requirements and procedures, Member States shall not renew work authorisations for DPRK nationals present on their territory, except for refugees and other persons benefiting from international protection.

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CHAPTER VII

FREEZING OF FUNDS AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES

Article 27

1.  All funds and economic resources belonging to or owned, held or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the following persons and entities shall be frozen:

(a) the persons and entities designated by the Sanctions Committee or by the UN Security Council as being engaged in or providing support for, including through illicit means, the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes, or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, including through illicit means, as listed in Annex I;

(b) the persons and entities not covered by Annex I, as listed in Annex II, that:

(i) are responsible for, including through supporting or promoting, the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction related programmes or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, including through illicit means,

(ii) provide financial services or the transfer to, through, or from the territory of Member States, or involving nationals of Member States or entities organised under their laws, or persons or financial institutions in their territory, of any financial or other assets or resources that could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes, or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them,

(iii) are involved, including through the provision of financial services, in the supply to or from the DPRK of arms and related materiel of all types, or the supply to the DPRK of items, materials, equipment, goods and technology which could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes;

(c) the persons and entities not covered by Annex I or Annex II working on behalf or at the direction of a person or entity listed in Annex I or Annex II or persons assisting in the evasion of sanctions or violating the provisions of UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or of this Decision, as listed in Annex III to this Decision;

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(d) entities of the Government of the DPRK or the Workers' Party of Korea, or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them, that the Council determines are associated with the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic-missile programmes or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016), and that are not covered by Annex I, II or III, as listed in Annex V to this Decision.

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2.  No funds or economic resources shall be made available, directly or indirectly, to or for the benefit of persons or entities referred to in paragraph 1.

3.  Exemptions may be made for funds and economic resources which are:

(a) necessary to satisfy basic needs, including payment for foodstuffs, rent or mortgage, medicines and medical treatment, taxes, insurance premiums and public-utility charges;

(b) intended exclusively for the payment of reasonable professional fees or the reimbursement of incurred expenses associated with the provision of legal services; or

(c) intended exclusively for the payment of fees or service charges, in accordance with national laws, for the routine holding or maintenance of frozen funds and economic resources,

after notification, where appropriate, by the Member State concerned to the Sanctions Committee of the intention to authorise access to such funds and economic resources and in the absence of a negative decision by the Sanctions Committee within five working days of such notification.

4.  Exemptions may also be made for funds and economic resources which are:

(a) necessary for extraordinary expenses. Where appropriate, the Member State concerned shall first notify and get approval from the Sanctions Committee; or

(b) the subject of a judicial, administrative or arbitral lien or judgment, in which case the funds and economic resources may be used to satisfy that lien or judgment, provided that the lien was entered into or the judgment delivered prior to the date on which the person or entity referred to in paragraph 1 was designated by the Sanctions Committee, the UN Security Council or the Council, and is not for the benefit of a person or entity referred to in paragraph 1. Where appropriate the Member State concerned shall first notify the Sanctions Committee.

5.  Paragraph 2 shall not apply to the addition to frozen accounts of:

(a) interest or other earnings on those accounts; or

(b) payments due under contracts, agreements or obligations that were concluded or arose before the date on which those accounts became subject to the restrictive measures,

provided that any such interest, other earnings and payments continue to be subject to paragraph 1.

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6.  Paragraph 1 shall not prevent a designated person or entity listed in Annex II, III or V from making a payment due under a contract entered into before the listing of that person or entity, provided that the relevant Member State has determined that:

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(a) the contract is not related to any of the prohibited items, materials, equipment, goods, technologies, assistance, training, financial assistance, investment, brokering or services referred to in Article 1;

(b) the payment is not directly or indirectly received by a person or entity referred to in paragraph 1,

and after notification by the relevant Member State of the intention to make or receive such payments or to authorise, where appropriate, the unfreezing of funds or economic resources for this purpose, 10 working days prior to such authorisation.

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7.  The prohibition in paragraphs 1(a) and (2) shall not apply:

(a) where the Sanctions Committee has determined, on a case-by-case basis, that an exemption is necessary to facilitate the work of international and non-governmental organisations carrying out assistance and relief activities in the DPRK for the benefit of the civilian population;

(b) with respect to financial transactions with the Foreign Trade Bank or the Korean National Insurance Company (KNIC) if such transactions are solely for the operation of diplomatic missions in the DPRK or humanitarian activities that are undertaken by, or in coordination with, the United Nations.

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Article 28

Article 27(1)(d), and 27(2) insofar as it refers to the persons and entities covered by Article 27(1)(d), shall not apply with respect to funds, other financial assets or economic resources that are required to carry out the activities of the DPRK's missions to the UN and its specialised agencies and related organisations or other diplomatic and consular missions of the DPRK, or to any funds, other financial assets or economic resources that the Sanctions Committee determines in advance on a case-by-case basis are required for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, denuclearisation or any other purpose consistent with the objectives of UNSCR 2270 (2016).

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Article 29

1.  Representative offices of entities listed in Annex I shall be closed.

2.  The direct or indirect participation in joint ventures or any other business arrangements by entities listed in Annex I, as well as persons or entities acting for or on their behalf, is prohibited.



CHAPTER VIII

OTHER RESTRICTIVE MEASURES

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Article 30

1.  Member States shall take the necessary measures to exercise vigilance and prevent specialised teaching or training of DPRK nationals, within their territories or by their nationals, in disciplines which would contribute to the DPRK's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities and the development of nuclear-weapon delivery systems, including teaching or training in advanced physics, advanced computer simulation and related computer sciences, geospatial navigation, nuclear engineering, aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering and related disciplines, advanced materials science, advanced chemical engineering, advanced mechanical engineering, advanced electrical engineering and advanced industrial engineering.

2.  Member States shall suspend scientific and technical cooperation involving persons or groups officially sponsored by or representing the DPRK except for medical exchanges unless:

(a) in the case of scientific or technical cooperation in the fields of nuclear science and technology, aerospace and aeronautical engineering and technology, or advanced manufacturing production techniques and methods, the Sanctions Committee has determined on a case-by-case basis that a particular activity will not contribute to the DPRK's proliferation sensitive nuclear activities or ballistic-missile-related programmes; or

(b) in the case of all other scientific or technical cooperation, the Member State engaging in scientific or technical cooperation determines that the particular activity will not contribute to the DPRK's proliferation sensitive nuclear activities or ballistic-missile-related programmes and notifies the Sanctions Committee in advance of such determination.

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Article 31

Member States shall, in accordance with international law, exercise enhanced vigilance over DPRK diplomatic personnel so as to prevent such persons from contributing to the DPRK's nuclear or ballistic-missile programmes, or other activities prohibited by UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) or 2270 (2016) or by this Decision, or to the evasion of measures imposed by those UNSCRs or by this Decision.

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Article 31a

It shall be prohibited for a DPRK diplomatic mission or consular post, and their DPRK members, to own or control banking accounts in the Union, except for one account in the Member State or Member States in which the mission or post is hosted or to which their members are accredited.

Article 31b

1.  It shall be prohibited for real property to be leased or otherwise be made available to the DPRK, or for it to be used by or for the benefit of the DPRK, for any purpose other than diplomatic or consular activities.

2.  It shall also be prohibited to lease from the DPRK real property which is situated outside the territory of the DPRK.

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CHAPTER IX

GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

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Article 32

No claims in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected, directly or indirectly, wholly or in part, by the measures imposed pursuant to UNSCR 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016) or 2375 (2017), including measures of the Union or of any Member State in accordance with, as required by or in any connection with the implementation of the relevant decisions of the UN Security Council or measures covered by this Decision, including claims for indemnity or any other claim of this type, such as a claim for compensation or a claim under a guarantee, notably a claim for extension or payment of a bond, guarantee or indemnity, particularly a financial guarantee or financial indemnity, of whatever form, shall be satisfied, if they are made by:

(a) designated persons or entities listed in Annex I, II or III;

(b) any other person or entity in the DPRK, including the Government of the DPRK, its public bodies, corporations and agencies; or

(c) any person or entity acting through or on behalf of one of the persons or entities referred to in points (a) or (b).

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Article 33

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1.  The Council shall implement modifications to Annexes I, IV and VI on the basis of determinations made by the UN Security Council or by the Sanctions Committee.

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2.  The Council, acting by unanimity on a proposal from Member States or the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, shall establish the lists in Annex II, III or V and adopt modifications thereto.

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Article 34

1.  Where the UN Security Council or the Sanctions Committee lists a person or entity, the Council shall include that person or entity in Annex I.

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2.  Where the Council decides to subject a person or entity to the measures referred to in points (b) or (c) of Article 23(1) or point (b), (c) or (d) of Article 27(1), it shall amend Annex II, III or V accordingly.

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3.  The Council shall communicate its decision to the person or entity referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, including the grounds for listing, either directly, if the address is known, or through the publication of a notice, providing that person or entity with an opportunity to present observations.

4.  Where observations are submitted, or where substantial new evidence is presented, the Council shall review its decision and inform the person or entity accordingly.

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Article 35

1.  Annexes I, II, III and V shall include the grounds for listing of listed persons and entities, as provided by the UN Security Council or by the Sanctions Committee with regard to Annex I.

2.  Annexes I, II, III and V shall also include, where available, information necessary to identify the persons or entities concerned, as provided by the UN Security Council or by the Sanctions Committee with regard to Annex I. With regard to persons, such information may include names, including aliases, date and place of birth, nationality, passport and ID card numbers, gender, address, if known, and function or profession. With regard to entities, such information may include names, place and date of registration, registration number and place of business. Annex I shall also include the date of designation by the UN Security Council or by the Sanctions Committee.

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Article 36

1.  This Decision shall be reviewed, and, if necessary, amended, in particular as regards the categories of persons, entities or items or additional persons, entities or items to be covered by the restrictive measures, or in accordance with relevant UNSCRs.

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2.  The measures referred to in points (b) and (c) of Article 23(1) and points (b), (c) and (d) of Article 27(1) shall be reviewed at regular intervals and at least every 12 months. They shall cease to apply in respect of the persons and entities concerned if the Council determines, in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 33(2), that the conditions for their application are no longer met.

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Article 36a

By way of derogation from the measures imposed by UNSCRs 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), 2270 (2016), 2321 (2016), 2356 (2017) and 2371 (2017), provided that the Sanctions Committee has determined that an exemption is necessary to facilitate the work of international and non-governmental organisations carrying out assistance and relief activities in the DPRK for the benefit of the civilian population in the DPRK, the competent authority of a Member State shall grant the necessary authorisation.

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Article 37

Decision 2013/183/CFSP is repealed.

Article 38

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




ANNEX I

List of persons referred to in point (a) of Article 23(1) and of persons and entities referred to in point (a) of Article 27(1)

A.   Persons



 

Name

Alias

Date of birth

Date of UN designation

Statement of reasons

1.

Yun Ho-jin

a.k.a. Yun Ho-chin

13.10.1944

16.7.2009

Director of Namchongang Trading Corporation; oversees the import of items needed for the uranium enrichment programme.

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2.

Ri Je-Son

Korean name:
image;
Chinese name: image
a.k.a. Ri Che Son

1938

16.7.2009

Minister of Atomic Energy Industry since April 2014. Former Director of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE), chief agency directing DPRK's nuclear programme; facilitated several nuclear endeavours including GBAE's management of Yongbyon Nuclear Research Centre and Namchongang Trading Corporation.

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3.

Hwang Sok-hwa

 

 

16.7.2009

Director in the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE); involved in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's nuclear programme; as Chief of the Scientific Guidance Bureau in the GBAE, served on the Science Committee inside the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research.

4.

Ri Hong-sop

 

1940

16.7.2009

Former director, Yongbyon Nuclear Research Centre, oversaw three core facilities that assist in the production of weapons-grade plutonium: the Fuel Fabrication Facility, the Nuclear Reactor, and the Reprocessing Plant

5.

Han Yu-ro

 

 

16.7.2009

Director of Korea Ryongaksan General Trading Corporation; involved in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's ballistic missile programme.

6.

Paek Chang-Ho

Pak Chang-Ho;

Paek Ch'ang-Ho

Passport: 381420754

Passport date of issue: 7.12.2011

Passport date of expiration:7.12.2016

D.O.B. 18.6.1964; P.O.B. Kaesong, DPRK

22.1.2013

Senior official and head of the satellite control centre of Korean Committee for Space Technology.

7.

Chang Myong- Chin

Jang Myong-Jin

19.2.1968;

Alt. D.O.B. 1965 or 1966

22.1.2013

General Manager of the Sohae Satellite Launching Station and head of launch centre at which the 13 April and 12 December 2012 launches took place.

8.

Ra Ky'ong-Su

Ra Kyung-Su

Chang, Myong Ho

4.6.1954;

Passport: 645120196

22.1.2013

Ra Ky'ong-Su is a Tanchon Commercial Bank (TCB) official. In this capacity he has facilitated transactions for TCB. Tanchon was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 as the main DPRK financial entity responsible for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons.

9.

Kim Kwang-il

 

1.9.1969;

Passport: PS381420397

22.1.2013

Kim Kwang-il is a Tanchon Commercial Bank (TCB) official. In this capacity, he has facilitated transactions for TCB and the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). Tanchon was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 as the main DPRK financial entity responsible for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

10.

Yo'n Cho'ng Nam

 

 

7.3.2013

Chief Representative for the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). The KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons

11.

Ko Ch'o'l-Chae

 

 

7.3.2013

Deputy Chief Representative for the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). The KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

12.

Mun Cho'ng- Ch'o'l

 

 

7.3.2013

Mun Cho'ng-Ch'o'l is a TCB official. In this capacity he has facilitated transactions for TCB. Tanchon was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the main DPRK financial entity for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons.

13.

Choe Chun-Sik

Choe Chun Sik;

Ch'oe Ch'un Sik

DOB: 12.10.1954;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Choe Chun-sik was the director of the Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS) and was the head of the DPRK's long-range missile programme.

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14.

Choe Song Il

 

Passport: 472320665 Date of expiration: 26.9.2017; Passport: 563120356 Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative. Served as the Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Vietnam.

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15.

Hyon Kwang II

Hyon Gwang Il

DOB: 27.5.1961;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Hyon Kwang II is the Department Director for Scientific Development at the National Aerospace Development Administration.

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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.

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17.

Jang Yong Son

 

DOB: 20.2.1957; Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative. Served as the KOMID Representative in Iran.

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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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19.

Kang Mun Kil

Jiang Wen-ji

Passport: PS472330208;

Passport date of expiration: 4.7.2017;

Nationality: DPRK;

2.3.2016

Kang Mun Kil has conducted nuclear procurement activities as a representative of Namchongang, also known as Namhung.

20.

Kang Ryong

 

DOB: 21.8.1969;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) Representative in Syria.

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21.

Kim Jung Jong

Kim Chung Chong

Passport: 199421147 Passport date of expiration: 29.12.2014; Passport: 381110042, Passport date of expiration: 25.1.2016; Passport: 563210184, Passport date of expiration: 18.6.2018; DOB: 7.11.1966, Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative. Served as the Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Vietnam.

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22.

Kim Kyu

 

DOB: 30.7.1968,

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) External Affairs Officer.

23.

Kim Tong My'ong

Kim Chin-So'k; Kim Tong-Myong; Kim Jin-Sok; Kim, Hyok-Chol

DOB: 1964;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Kim Tong My'ong is the President of Tanchon Commercial Bank and has held various positions within Tanchon Commercial bank since at least 2002. He has also played a role in managing Amroggang's affairs.

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24.

Kim Yong Chol

 

DOB. 18.2.1962; Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

KOMID Representative. Served as the KOMID Representative in Iran.

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25.

Ko Tae Hun

Kim Myong Gi

Passport: 563120630;

Passport date of expiration: 20.3.2018,

D.O.B. 25.5.1972;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative.

26.

Ri Man Gon

 

DOB: 29.10.1945;

Passport number: P0381230469;

Passport date of expiration: 6.4.2016;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

Ri Man Gon is the Minister of the Munitions Industry Department.

27.

Ryu Jin

 

DOB: 7.8.1965;

Passport number: 563410081;

Nationality: DPRK

2.3.2016

KOMID Representative in Syria.

28.

Yu Chol U

 

Nationality: DPRK

 

Yu Chol U is the Director of the National Aerospace Development Administration.

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29.

Pak Chun Il

 

Passport: 563410091;

DOB: 28.7.1954;

Nationality: DPRK

30.11.2016

Served as the DPRK Ambassador to Egypt and provides support to KOMID.

30.

Kim Song Chol

Kim Hak Song

Passport: 381420565, alt. Passport: 654120219;

DOB: 26.3.1968; alt 15.10.1970

Nationality: DPRK

30.11.2016

KOMID official that has conducted business in Sudan on behalf of KOMID's interests.

31.

Son Jong Hyok

Son Min

DOB: 20.5.1980;

Nationality: DPRK

30.11.2016

Son Jong Hyok is a KOMID official that has conducted business in Sudan on behalf of KOMID's interests.

32.

Kim Se Gon

 

Passport: PD472310104;

DOB: 13.11.1969

Nationality: DPRK

30.11.2016

Works on behalf of the Ministry of Atomic Energy Industry.

33.

Ri Won Ho

 

Passport: 381310014;

DOB: 17.7.1964;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

DPRK Ministry of State Security Official stationed in Syria supporting KOMID.

34.

Jo Yong Chol

Cho Yong Chol

DOB: 30.9.1973;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

DPRK Ministry of State Security Official stationed in Syria supporting KOMID.

35.

Kim Chol Sam

 

DOB: 11.3.1971;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

Representative for Daedong Credit Bank (DCB), who has been involved in managing transactions on behalf of DCB Finance Limited. As an overseas-based representative of DCB, it is suspected that Kim Chol Sam has facilitated transactions worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and likely managed millions of dollars in DPRK-related accounts with potential links to nuclear/missile programmes.

36.

Kim Sok Chol

 

Passport: 472310082;

DOB: 8.5.1955;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

Acted as the DPRK Ambassador to Myanmar and he operates as a KOMID facilitator. He was paid by KOMID for his assistance and arranges meetings on behalf of KOMID, including a meeting between KOMID and Myanmar's defence-related persons to discuss financial matters.

37.

Chang Chang Ha

Jang Chang Ha

DOB: 10.1.1964;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

President of the Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS).

38.

Cho Chun Ryong

Jo Chun Ryong

DOB: 4.4.1960;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

Chairman of the Second Economic Committee (SEC).

39.

Son Mun San

 

DOB: 23.1.1951;

Nationality: DPRK.

30.11.2016

Director-General of the External Affairs Bureau of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE).

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40.

Cho Il U

Cho Il Woo

DOB:10.5.1945

POB: Musan, North Hamgyo'ng Province, DPRK

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 736410010

2.6.2017

Director of the Fifth Bureau of the Reconnaissance General Bureau. Cho is believed to be in charge of overseas espionage operations and foreign intelligence collection for the DPRK.

41.

Cho Yon Chun

Jo Yon Jun

DOB: 28.9.1937

Nationality: DPRK

2.6.2017

Vice Director of the Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK's military.

42.

Choe Hwi

 

YOB: 1954 or 1955

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

Address: DPRK

2.6.2017

First Vice Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department, which controls all DPRK media and is used by the government to control the public.

43.

Jo Yong-Won

Cho Yongwon

DOB: 24.10.1957

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

Address: DPRK

2.6.2017

Vice Director of the Worker's Party of Korea's Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK's military.

44.

Kim Chol Nam

 

DOB: 19.2.1970

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 563120238

Address: DPRK

2.6.2017

President of Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation, a company that procures supplies for General Bureau of Atomic Energy and serves as a cash route to the DPRK.

45.

Kim Kyong Ok

 

YOB: 1937 or 1938

Nationality: DPRK

Address: Pyongyang, DPRK.

2.6.2017

Vice Director of the Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK's military.

46.

Kim Tong-Ho

 

DOB: 18.8.1969

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 745310111

Gender: male

Address: Vietnam

2.6.2017

Vietnam Representative for Tanchon Commercial Bank, which is the main DPRK financial entity for weapons and missile-related sales.

47.

Min Byong Chol

Min Pyo'ng-ch'o'l;

Min Byong-chol;

Min Byong Chun

DOB: 10.8.1948

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

Address: DPRK

2.6.2017

Member of the Worker's Party of Korea's Organization and Guidance Department, which directs key personnel appointments for the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK's military.

48.

Paek Se Bong

 

DOB: 21.3.1938

Nationality: DPRK

2.6.2017

Paek Se Bong is a former Chairman of the Second Economic Committee, a former member of the National Defense Commission, and a former Vice Director of Munitions Industry Department (MID).

49.

Pak Han Se

Kang Myong Chol

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 290410121

Address: DPRK

2.6.2017

Vice Chairman of the Second Economic Committee, which oversees the production of the DPRK's ballistic missiles and directs the activities of Korea Mining Development Corporation, the DPRK's premier arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

50.

Pak To Chun

Pak Do Chun

DOB: 9.3.1944

Nationality: DPRK

2.6.2017

Pak To Chun is a former Secretary of Munitions Industry Department (MID) and currently advises on affairs relating to nuclear and missile programs. He is a former State Affairs Commission member and is a member Workers' Party of Korea Political Bureau.

51.

Ri Jae Il

Ri, Chae-Il

YOB: 1934

Nationality: DPRK

2.6.2017

Vice Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department, which controls all DPRK's media and is used by the government to control the public.

52.

Ri Su Yong

 

DOB: 25.6.1968

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No: 654310175

Gender: male

Address: Cuba

2.6.2017

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

53.

Ri Yong Mu

 

DOB: 25.1.1925

Nationality: DPRK

2.6.2017

Ri Yong Mu is a Vice Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, which directs and guides all DPRK's military, defense, and security-related affairs, including acquisition and procurement.

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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.

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63.

►C1  Pak Yong Sik ◄

 

Nationality: DPRK

YOB: 1950

11.9.2017

Member of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Military Commission, which is responsible for the development and implementation of the Workers' Party of Korea military policies, commands and controls the DPRK's military, and helps direct the country's military defence industries.

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64.

Ch'oe So'k Min

 

DOB: 25.7.1978

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ch'oe So'k-min is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. In 2016, Ch'oe So'k-min was the deputy representative of the Foreign Trade Bank branch office in that overseas location. He has been associated with cash transfers from that overseas Foreign Trade Bank office to banks affiliated with North Korean special organizations and Reconnaissance General Bureau operatives located overseas in an effort to evade sanctions.

65.

Chu Hyo'k

Ju Hyok

DOB: 23.11.1986

Passport No 836420186 issued 28.10.2016 expires 28.10.2021.

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Chu Hyo'k is a North Korean national who is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative.

66.

Kim Jong Sik

Kim Cho'ng-sik

YOB: 1967-1969.

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

Address: DPRK

22.12.2017

A leading official guiding the DPRK's WMD development efforts. Serving as Deputy Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Munitions Industry Department.

67.

Kim Kyong Il

Kim Kyo'ng-il

Location: Libya

DOB: 1.8.1979

Passport No 836210029.

Nationality: DPRK.

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Kim Kyong Il is a Foreign Trade Bank deputy chief representative in Libya.

68.

Kim Tong Chol

Kim Tong-ch'o'l

DOB: 28.1.1966

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Kim Tong Chol is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative.

69.

Ko Chol Man

Ko Ch'o'l-man

DOB: 30.9.1967

Passport No 472420180

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ko Chol Man is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative.

70.

Ku Ja Hyong

Ku Cha-hyo'ng

Location: Libya

DOB: 8.9.1957

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ku Ja Hyong is a Foreign Trade Bank chief representative in Libya

71.

Mun Kyong Hwan

Mun Kyo'ng-hwan

DOB: 22.8.1967

Passport No 381120660 expires 25.3.2016.

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Mun Kyong Hwan is an overseas Bank of East Land representative.

72.

Pae Won Uk

Pae Wo'n-uk

DOB: 22.8.1969

Nationality: DPRK

Passport No 472120208 expires 22.2.2017

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Pae Won Uk is an overseas Daesong Bank representative.

73.

Pak Bong Nam

Lui Wai Ming;

Pak Pong Nam;

Pak Pong-nam

DOB: 6.5.1969

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Pak Bong Nam is an overseas Ilsim International Bank representative.

74.

Pak Mun Il

Pak Mun-il

DOB 1.1.1965

Passport No 563335509 expires 27.8.2018.

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Pak Mun Il is an overseas official of Korea Daesong Bank.

75.

Ri Chun Hwan

Ri Ch'un-hwan

►C2  DOB: 21.8.1957

Passport No 563233049 expires 9.5.2018. ◄

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ri Chun Hwan is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative.

76.

Ri Chun Song

Ri Ch'un-so'ng

DOB: 30.10.1965

Passport No 654133553 expires 11.3.2019.

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ri Chun Song is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative.

77.

Ri Pyong Chul

Ri Pyo'ng-ch'o'l

YOB: 1948

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: Male

Address: DPRK

22.12.2017

Alternate Member of the Political Bureau of the Workers' Party of Korea and First Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department

78.

Ri Song Hyok

Li Cheng He

DOB: 19.3.1965

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: male

22.12.2017

Ri Song Hyok is an overseas representative for Koryo Bank and Koryo Credit Development Bank and has reportedly established front companies to procure items and conduct financial transactions on behalf of North Korea.

79.

Ri Un Song

Ri Eun Song;

Ri Un Song

DOB: 23.7.1969

Nationality: DPRK

Gender: Male

22.12.2017

Ri U'n-so'ng is an overseas Korea Unification Development Bank representative.

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B.   Entities



 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of UN designation

Other information

1.

Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation

a.k.a. CHANGGWANG SINYONG CORPORATION; a.k.a. EXTERNAL TECHNOLOGY GENERAL CORPORATION; a.k.a. DPRKN MINING DEVELOPMENT TRADING COOPERATION; a.k.a. ‘KOMID’

Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK

24.4.2009

Primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

2.

Korea Ryonbong General Corporation

a.k.a. KOREA YONBONG GENERAL CORPORATION;

f..k.a. LYON-GAKSAN GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION

Pot'onggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK; Rakwon- dong,

Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK

24.4.2009

Defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to that country's military-related sales.

3.

Tanchon Commercial Bank

f.k.a. CHANGGWANG CREDIT BANK; f.k.a., KOREA CHANGGWANG CREDIT BANK

Saemul 1- Dong

Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, DPRK

24.4.2009

Main DPRK financial entity for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons.

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4.

Namchongang Trading Corporation

a) NCG, b) NAMCHONGANG TRADING, c) NAM CHON GANG CORPORATION, d) NOMCHONGANG TRADING CO., e) NAM CHONG GAN TRADING CORPORATION, f) Namhung Trading Corporation, g) Korea Daeryonggang Trading Corporation, h) Korea Tearyonggang Trading Corporation

a) Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, b) Sengujadong 11-2/(or Kwangbok-dong), Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

16.7.2009

Namchongang is a DPRK trading company subordinate to the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE). Namchongang has been involved in the procurement of Japanese origin vacuum pumps that were identified at a DPRK nuclear facility, as well as nuclear-related procurement associated with a German individual. It has further been involved in the purchase of aluminum tubes and other equipment specifically suitable for a uranium enrichment program from the late 1990s. Its representative is a former diplomat who served as DPRK's representative for the IAEA inspection of the Yongbyon nuclear facilities in 2007. Namchongang's proliferation activities are of grave concern given the DPRK's past proliferation activities. Telephone numbers: +850-2-18111, 18222 (ext. 8573). Facsimile number: +850-2-381-4687.

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5.

Hong Kong Electronics

a.k.a. HONG KONG ELECTRONICS KISH CO

Sanaee St., Kish Island, Iran.

16.7.2009

Owned or controlled by, or acts or purports to act for or on behalf of Tanchon Commercial Bank and KOMID. Hong Kong Electronics has transferred millions of dollars of proliferation-related funds on behalf of Tanchon Commercial Bank and KOMID (both designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009) since 2007. Hong Kong Electronics has facilitated the movement of money from Iran to the DPRK on behalf of KOMID.

6.

Korea Hyoksin Trading Corporation

a.k.a. KOREA HYOKSIN EXPORT AND IMPORT CORPORATION

Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK.

16.7.2009

A DPRK company based in Pyongyang that is subordinate to Korea Ryonbong General Corporation (designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009) and is involved in the development of weapons of mass destruction.

7.

General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE)

a.k.a. General Department of Atomic Energy (GDAE)

Haeudong, Pyongchen District, Pyongyang, DPRK.

16.7.2009

The GBAE is responsible for the DPRK's nuclear programme, which includes the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Centre and its 5 MWe (25 MWt) plutonium production research reactor, as well as its fuel fabrication and reprocessing facilities.

The GBAE has held nuclear-related meetings and discussions with the International Atomic Energy Agency. GBAE is the primary DPRK Government agency that oversees nuclear programmes, including the operation of the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Centre.

8.

Korean Tangun Trading Corporation

 

Pyongyang, DPRK.

16.7.2009

Korea Tangun Trading Corporation is subordinate to DPRK's Second Academy of Natural Sciences and is primarily responsible for the procurement of commodities and technologies to support DPRK's defence research and development programmes, including, but not limited to, weapons of mass destruction and delivery system programmes and procurement, including materials that are controlled or prohibited under relevant multilateral control regimes.

9.

Korean Committee for Space Technology

DPRK Committee for Space Technology;

Department of Space Technology of the DPRK; Committee for Space Technology; KCST

Pyongyang, DPRK

22.1.2013

The Korean Committee for Space Technology (KCST) orchestrated the DPRK's launches on 13 April 2012 and 12 December 2012 via the satellite control centre and Sohae launch area.

10.

Bank of East Land

Dongbang Bank;

Tongbang U'Nhaeng;

Tongbang Bank

P.O.32, BEL Building, Jonseung-Dung, Moranbong District, Pyongyang, DPRK.

22.1.2013

DPRK financial institution Bank of East Land facilitates weapons-related transactions for, and other support to, arms manufacturer and exporter Green Pine Associated Corporation (Green Pine). Bank of East Land has actively worked with Green Pine to transfer funds in a manner that circumvents sanctions. In 2007 and 2008, Bank of East Land facilitated transactions involving Green Pine and Iranian financial institutions, including Bank Melli and Bank Sepah.The Security Council designated Bank Sepah in Resolution 1747 (2007) for providing support to Iran's ballistic missile programme. Green Pine was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2012.

11.

Korea Kumryong Trading Corporation

 

 

22.1.2013

Used as an alias by the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) to carry out procurement activities. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

12.

Tosong Technology Trading Corporation

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

22.1.2013

The Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) is the parent company of Tosong Technology Trading Corporation. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

13.

Korea Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation

Chosun Yunha Machinery Joint Operation Company; Korea Ryenha Machinery J/V Corporation; Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation; Ryonha Machinery Corporation; Ryonha Machinery;

Ryonha Machine Tool; Ryonha Machine Tool Corporation; Ryonha Machinery Corp; Ryonhwa Machinery Joint Venture Corporation; Ryonhwa Machinery JV; Huichon Ryonha Machinery General Plant; Unsan; Unsan Solid Tools; and Millim Technology Company

Tongan-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK; Mangungdae- gu, Pyongyang, DPRK; Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, DPRK.

Email addresses: ryonha@silibank.com; sjc117@hotmail.com; and millim@silibank.com

Telephone numbers: 8502-18111; 8502-18111-8642; and 850 2 181113818642

Facsimile number: 8502-381-4410

22.1.2013

Korea Ryonbong General Corporation is the parent company of Korea Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation. Korea Ryonbong General Corporation was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is a defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to that country's military-related sales.

14.

Leader (Hong Kong) International

Leader International Trading Limited; Leader (Hong Kong) International Trading Limited

LM-873, RM B, 14/F, Wah Hen Commercial Centre, 383 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China.

22.1.2013

Leader International (Hong Kong company registration number 1177053), facilitates shipments on behalf of the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). KOMID was designated by the Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

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15.

Green Pine Associated Corporation

a) Cho'ngsong United Trading Company; b) Chongsong Yonhap; c) Ch'o'ngsong Yo'nhap; d) Chosun Chawo'n Kaebal T'uja Hoesa; e) Jindallae; f) Ku'm-haeryong Company LTD; g) Natural Resources Development and Investment Corporation; h) Saeingp'il Company; i) National Resources Development and Investment Corporation; j) Saeng Pil Trading Corporation

a) c/o Reconnaissance General Bureau Headquarters, Hyongjesan-Guyok, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea; b) Nungrado, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea; c) Rakrang No 1 Rakrang District Pyongyang Korea, Chilgol-1 dong, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

2.5.2012

Green Pine Associated Corporation (‘Green Pine’) has taken over many of the activities of the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). KOMID was designated by the Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. Green Pine is also responsible for approximately half of the arms and related materiel exported by the DPRK. Green Pine has been identified for sanctions for exporting arms or related material from North Korea. Green Pine specializes in the production of maritime military craft and armaments, such as submarines, military boats and missile systems, and has exported torpedoes and technical assistance to Iranian defence-related firms. Telephone number: +850-2-18111 (ext. 8327). Facsimile number: +850-2-3814685 and +850-2-3813372. Email addresses: pac@silibank.com and kndic@co.chesin.com.

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16.

Amroggang Development Banking Corporation

Amroggang Development Bank;

Amnokkang Development Bank

Tongan-dong, Pyongyang, DPRK

2.5.2012

Amroggang, which was established in 2006, is a Tanchon Commercial Bank-related company managed by Tanchon officials. Tanchon plays a role in financing KOMID's sales of ballistic missiles and has also been involved in ballistic missile transactions from KOMID to Iran's Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG). Tanchon Commercial Bank was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the main DPRK financial entity for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. The Security Council designated SHIG in Resolution 1737 (2006) as an entity involved in Iran's ballistic missile programme.

17.

Korea Heungjin Trading Company

Hunjin Trading Co.; Korea Henjin Trading Co.; Korea Hengjin Trading Company

Pyongyang, DPRK.

2.5.2012

The Korea Heungjin Trading Company is used by KOMID for trading purposes. It is suspected it has been involved in supplying missile-related goods to Iran's Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG). Heungjin has been associated with KOMID, and, more specifically, KOMID's procurement office. Heungjin has been used to procure an advanced digital controller with applications in missile design. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. The Security-Council designated SHIG in Resolution 1737 (2006) as an entity involved in Iran's ballistic missile programme.

18.

Second Academy of Natural Sciences

2nd Academy of Natural Sciences; Che 2 Chayon Kwahakwon; Academy of Natural Sciences; Chayon Kwahak-Won; National Defense Academy;

Kukpang Kwahak-Won; Second Academy of Natural Sciences Research Institute; Sansri

Pyongyang, DPRK

7.3.2013

The Second Academy of Natural Sciences is a national-level organisation responsible for research and development of the DPRK's advanced weapons systems, including missiles and probably nuclear weapons. The Second Academy of Natural Sciences uses a number of subordinate organisations to obtain technology, equipment, and information from overseas, including Tangun Trading Corporation, for use in the DPRK's missile and probably nuclear weapons programmes. Tangun Trading Corporation was designated by the Sanctions Committee in July 2009 and is primarily responsible for the procurement of commodities and technologies to support DPRK's defence research and development programmes, including, but not limited to, weapons of mass destruction and delivery system programmes and procurement, including materials that are controlled or prohibited under relevant multilateral control regimes.

19.

Korea Complex Equipment Import Corporation

 

Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK.

7.3.2013

Korea Ryonbong General Corporation is the parent company of Korea Complex Equipment Import Corporation. Korea Ryonbong General Corporation was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is a defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to that country's military-related sales.

20.

Ocean Maritime Management Company, Limited (OMM)

 

Donghung Dong, Central District. PO BOX 120. Pyongyang, DPRK;

Dongheung-dong Changwang Street, Chung-Ku, PO Box 125, Pyongyang.

28.7.2014

Ocean Maritime Management Company, Limited (IMO Number: 1790183) is the operator/manager of the vessel Chong Chon Gang. It played a key role in arranging the shipment of concealed cargo of arms and related materiel from Cuba to the DPRK in July 2013. As such, Ocean Maritime Management Company, Limited contributed to activities prohibited by the resolutions, namely the arms embargo imposed by resolution 1718 (2006), as modified by resolution 1874 (2009), and contributed to the evasion of the measures imposed by these resolutions.

Vessels with IMO Number:

 

 

 

 

(a)  Chol Ryong (Ryong Gun Bong)

8606173

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(b)  Chong Bong (Greenlight) (Blue Nouvelle)

8909575

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(c)  Chong Rim 2

8916293

 

 

2.3.2016

 

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(g)  Hoe Ryong

9041552

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(h)  Hu Chang (O Un Chong Nyon)

8330815

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(i)  Hui Chon (Hwang Gum San 2)

8405270

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(j)  Ji Hye San (Hyok Sin 2)

8018900

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(k)  Kang Gye (Pi Ryu Gang)

8829593

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(l)  Mi Rim

8713471

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(m)  Mi Rim 2

9361407

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(n)  O Rang (Po Thong Gang)

8829555

 

 

2.3.2016

 

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(p)  Ra Nam 2

8625545

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(q)  RaNam 3

9314650

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(r)  Ryo Myong

8987333

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(s)  Ryong Rim (Jon Jin 2)

8018912

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(t)  Se Pho (Rak Won 2)

8819017

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(u)  Songjin (Jang Ja San Chong Nyon Ho)

8133530

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(v)  South Hill 2

8412467

 

 

2.3.2016

 

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(x)  Tan Chon (Ryon Gang 2)

7640378

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(y)  Thae Pyong San (Petrel 1)

9009085

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(z)  Tong Hung San (Chong Chon Gang)

7937317

 

 

2.3.2016

 

(aa)  Tong Hung 1

8661575

 

 

2.3.2016

 

21.

Academy of National Defense Science

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Academy of National Defense Science is involved in the DPRK's efforts to advance the development of its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes.

22.

Chongchongang Shipping Company

Chong Chon Gang Shipping Co. Ltd.

Address: 817 Haeun, Donghung-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK; Alternate Address: 817, Haeum, Tonghun-dong, Chung-gu, Pyongyang, DPRK; IMO Number: 5342883

2.3.2016

The Chongchongang Shipping Company, through its vessel, the Chong Chon Gang, attempted to directly import the illicit shipment of conventional weapons and arms to the DPRK in July 2013.

23.

Daedong Credit Bank (DCB)

DCB; Taedong Credit Bank

Address: Suite 401, Potonggang Hotel, Ansan-Dong, PyongchonDistrict, Pyongyang, DPRK; Alternate Address: Ansan-dong, Botonggang Hotel, Pongchon, Pyongyang, DPRK; SWIFT: DCBK KKPY

2.3.2016

Daedong Credit Bank has provided financial services to the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID) and Tanchon Commercial Bank. Since at least 2007, DCB has facilitated hundreds of financial transactions worth millions of dollars on behalf of KOMID and Tanchon Commercial Bank. In some cases, DCB has knowingly facilitated transactions by using deceptive financial practices.

24.

Hesong Trading Company

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) is the parent company of Hesong Trading Corporation.

25.

Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation (KKBC)

KKBC

Jungson-dong, Sungri Street, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

KKBC provides financial services in support to Tanchon Commercial Bank and Korea Hyoksin Trading Corporation, a subordinate of the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation. Tanchon Commercial Bank has used KKBC to facilitate funds transfers likely amounting to millions of dollars, including transfers involving Korea Mining Development Corporation related funds.

26.

Korea Kwangsong Trading Corporation

 

Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Korea Ryongbong General Corporation is the parent company of Korea Kwangsong Trading Corporation.

27.

Ministry of Atomic Energy Industry

MAEI

Haeun-2-dong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Ministry of Atomic Energy Industry was created in 2013 for the purpose of modernising the DPRK's atomic energy industry to increase the production of nuclear materials, improve their quality, and further develop an independent DPRK nuclear industry. As such, the MAEI is known to be a critical player in the DPRK's development of nuclear weapons and is in charge of day-to-day operation of the country's nuclear weapons programme, and under it are other nuclear- related organisations. Under this ministry are a number of nuclear-related organisations and research centres, as well as two committees: an Isotope Application Committee and a Nuclear Energy Committee. The MAEI also directs a nuclear research centre at Yongbyun, the site of the DPRK's known plutonium facilities. Furthermore, in the 2015 Panel of Experts (POE) report, the POE stated that Ri Je-son, a former director of the GBAE who was designated by the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) in 2009 for engagement in or support for nuclear related programmes, was appointed as head of the MAEI on April 9, 2014.

28.

Munitions Industry Department

Military Supplies Industry Department

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Munitions Industry Department is involved in key aspects of the DPRK's missile programme. 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 programmes, including the DPRK's ballistic missile programme. 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.

29.

National Aerospace Development Administration

NADA

DPRK

2.3.2016

NADA is involved in the DPRK's development of space science and technology, including satellite launches and carrier rockets.

30.

Office 39

Office #39; Office No. 39; Bureau 39; Central Committee Bureau 39; Third Floor; Division 39

DPRK

2.3.2016

DPRK government entity.

31.

Reconnaissance General Bureau

Chongch'al Ch'ongguk; KPA Unit 586; RGB

Hyongjesan- Guyok, Pyongyang, DPRK; Alternate Address: Nungrado, Pyongyang, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Reconnaissance General Bureau is the DPRK's premiere intelligence organisation, created in early 2009 by the merger of existing intelligence organisations from the Korean Workers' Party, the Operations Department and Office 35, and the Reconnaissance Bureau of the Korean People's Army. The Reconnaissance General Bureau trades in conventional arms and controls the DPRK conventional arms firm Green Pine Associated Corporation.

32.

Second Economic Committee

 

Kangdong, DPRK

2.3.2016

The Second Economic Committee is involved in key aspects of the DPRK's missile programme. The Second Economic Committee is responsible for overseeing the production of the DPRK's ballistic missiles, and directs the activities of KOMID.

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33.

Korea United Development Bank

 

Pyongyang, North Korea; SWIFT/BIC: KUDBKPPY

30.11.2016

Operates in the financial services industry of the DPRK economy.

34.

Ilsim International Bank

 

Pyongyang, DPRK; SWIFT: ILSIKPPY

30.11.2016

Is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation (KKBC). Has attempted to evade United Nations sanctions.

35.

Korea Daesong Bank

Choson Taesong Unhaeng; Taesong Bank

Segori-dong, Gyongheung St. Potonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK; SWIFT/BIC: KDBKKPPY

30.11.2016

Is owned and controlled by Office 39 of the Korea Workers' Party.

36.

Singwang Economics and Trading General Corporation

 

DPRK

30.11.2016

Is a DPRK firm for trading in coal. DPRK generates a significant share of the money for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by mining natural resources and selling those resources abroad.

37.

Korea Foreign Technical Trade Center

 

DPRK

30.11.2016

Is a DPRK firm trading in coal. DPRK generates a significant share of the funds needed to finance its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by mining natural resources and selling those resources abroad.

38.

Korea Pugang Trading Corporation

 

Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.11.2016

Is owned by the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, DPRK's defence conglomerate, specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to Pyongyang's military-related sales.

39.

Korea International Chemical Joint Venture Company

Choson International Chemicals Joint Operation Company; Chosun International Chemicals Joint Operation Company: International Chemical Joint Venture Company

Hamhung, South Hamgyong Province, DPRK; Man gyongdae-kuyok, Pyongyang, DPRK; Mangyungdae-gu, Pyongyang, DPRK

30.11.2016

Is a subsidiary of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation — DPRK's defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to Pyongyang's military-related sales — and has engaged in proliferation-related transactions.

40.

DCB Finance Limited

 

Akara Building, 24 de Castro Street, Wickhams Cay I, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands; Dalian, China

30.11.2016

Is a front company for Daedong Credit Bank (DCB), a listed entity.

41.

Korea Taesong Trading Company

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

30.11.2016

Has acted on behalf of KOMID in dealings with Syria.

42.

Korea Daesong General Trading Corporation

Daesong Trading; Daesong Trading Company; Korea Daesong Trading Company; Korea Daesong Trading Corporation

Pulgan Gori Dong 1, Potonggang District, Pyongyang City, DPRK

30.11.2016

Is affiliated with Office 39 through minerals (gold) exports, metals, machinery, agricultural products, ginseng, jewelry, and light industry products.

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43.

Kangbong Trading Corporation

 

DPRK

2.6.2017

The Kangbong Trading Corporation sold, supplied, transferred, or purchased, directly or indirectly, to or from the DPRK, metal, graphite, coal, or software, where revenue or goods received may benefit the Government of the DPRK or the Workers' Party of Korea. The Kangbong Trading Corporation's parent is the Ministry of People's Armed Forces.

44.

Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.6.2017

Korea Kumsan Trading Corporation is owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the General Bureau of Atomic Energy, which oversees the DPRK's nuclear programme.

45.

Koryo Bank

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.6.2017

Koryo Bank operates in the financial services industry in the DPRK's economy and is associated with Office 38 and Office 39 of the KWP.

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46.

Strategic Rocket Force of the Korean People's Army

Strategic Rocket Force; Strategic Rocket Force Command of KPA; Strategic Force; Strategic Forces

Pyongyang, DPRK

2.6.2017

The Strategic Rocket Force of the Korean People's Army is in charge of all DPRK ballistic missile programs and is responsible for SCUD and NODONG launches.

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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.

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51.

Central Military Commission of the Worker's Party of Korea (CMC)

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

11.9.2017

The Central Military Commission is responsible for the development and implementation of the Workers' Party of Korea's military policies, commands and controls the DPRK's military, and directs the country's military defence industries in coordination with the State Affairs Commission.

52.

Organization and Guidance Department (OGD)

 

DPRK

11.9.2017

The Organization and Guidance Department is a very powerful body of the Worker's Party of Korea. It directs key personnel appointments for the Workers' Party of Korea, the DPRK's military, and the DPRK's government administration. It also purports to control the political affairs of all of the DPRK and is instrumental in implementing the DPRK's censorship policies.

53.

Propaganda and Agitation Department (PAD)

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

11.9.2017

The Propaganda and Agitation Department has full control over the media, which it uses as a tool to control the public on behalf of the DPRK leadership. The Propaganda and Agitation Department also engages in or is responsible for censorship by the Government of the DPRK, including newspaper and broadcast censorship.

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54.

Ministry of the People's Armed Forces (MPAF)

 

Pyongyang, DPRK

22.12.2017

The Ministry of the People's Armed Forces manages the general administrative and logistical needs of the Korean People's Army

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ANNEX II

List of persons referred to in point (b) of Article 23(1) and of persons and entities referred to in point (b) of Article 27(1)

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I. Persons and entities responsible for the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or persons or entities acting on their behalf or at their direction, or entities owned or controlled by them

A.   Persons



 

Name

Alias

Identifying information

Date of designation

Statement of Reasons

1.

CHON Chi Bu

CHON Chi-bu

 

22.12.2009

Member of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy, former technical director of Yongbyon. Photographs connected him to nuclear reactor in Syria before it was bombed by Israel in 2007.

2.

CHU Kyu-Chang

JU Kyu-Chang; JU Kyu Chang

DOB: 25.11.1928

POB: South Hamyo'ng Province, DPRK

22.12.2009

Former 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 Affaires Commission (SAC). Former director of the department of munitions of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Reported with KIM Jong Un on a warship in 2013. Director of the Machine Building Industry Department of the Worker's Party of Korea. Elected Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee alternate member in May 2016 at the 7th Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK's nuclear programme. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

3.

HYON Chol-hae

HYON Chol Hae

DOB:1934

POB: Manchuria, China.

22.12.2009

Korean People's Army Marshal since April 2016. Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the Korean People's Army (military adviser to late Kim Jong-Il). Elected Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee member in May 2016 at the 7th Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK's nuclear programme.

4.

KIM Yong-chun

Young-chun; KIM Yong Chun

DOB: 4.3.1935

Passport number: 554410660

22.12.2009

Korean People's Army Marshal. 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 Affaires Commission (SAC). Former Minister of the People's Armed Forces, special adviser to late Kim Jong-Il on nuclear strategy. Elected Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee member in May 2016 at the 7th Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK's nuclear programme.

5.

O Kuk-Ryol

O Kuk Ryol

DOB:1931

POB: Jilin Province, China.

22.12.2009

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 Affaires Commission (SAC), supervising the acquisition abroad of advanced technology for nuclear and ballistic programmes. Elected Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee member in May 2016 at the 7th Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK's nuclear programme.

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PAK Jae-gyong

Chae-Kyong; PAK Jae Gyong

DOB: 1933

Passport number: 554410661

22.12.2009

Deputy Director of the General Political Department of the People's Armed Forces and Deputy Director of the Logistics Bureau of the People's Armed Forces (military adviser to late Kim Jong-II). Present at KIM Jong Un's inspection of Strategic Rocket Force Command.

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RYOM Yong

 

 

22.12.2009

Director of the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (entity designated by the United Nations), in charge of international relations.

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SO Sang-kuk

SO Sang Kuk

DOB: between 1932 and 1938

22.12.2009

Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics, Kim Il Sung University.

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Lieutenant General KIM Yong Chol

KIM Yong-Chol; KIM Young-Chol; KIM Young-Cheol; KIM Young-Chul

DOB: 1946

POB: Pyongan-Pukto, DPRK

19.12.2011

Elected member of Workers' Party of Korea Central Military Commission and Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee, Vice Chairman for Inter-Korean Relations. Former commander of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB). Promoted to United Front Department director in May 2016 at the 7th Congress of Workers' Party of Korea.

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CHOE Kyong-song

CHOE Kyong song

 

20.5.2016

Colonel General in the Korean People's Army. 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. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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CHOE Yong-ho

CHOE Yong Ho

 

20.5.2016

Colonel General in the Korean People's Army/Korean People's Army Air Force General. 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. Commander of Korean People's Army Air Force and Anti-aircraft force. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

►M16  12. ◄

HONG Sung-Mu

HUNG Sun Mu; HONG Sung Mu

DOB: 1.1.1942

20.5.2016

Deputy-director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID). In charge of the development of programmes concerning conventional arms and missiles, including ballistic missiles. One of the main persons responsible for the industrial development programmes for nuclear arms. As such, responsible for the DPRK's nuclear arms-related, ballistic-missile-related, or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

►M16  13. ◄

JO Kyongchol

JO Kyong Chol

 

20.5.2016

General in the Korean People's Army. 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. Director of the Military Security Command. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Accompanied Kim Jong Un to largest-ever long-range artillery fire drill.

►M16  14. ◄

KIM Chun-sam

KIM Chun Sam

 

20.5.2016

Lieutenant General, 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. Director of the Operations Department of the Military Headquarters of the Korean People's Army and first vice chief of the Military Headquarters. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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KIM Chun-sop

KIM Chun Sop

 

20.5.2016

Former member of the National Defence Commission, which is now reformed into the State Affaires Commission (SAC), which is a key body 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-related programmes. At photo session for those who contributed to successful SLBM test in May 2015.

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KIM Jong-gak

KIM Jong Gak

DOB: 20.7.1941

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK

20.5.2016

Vice Marshal in the Korean People's Army, rector of the Military University of Kim Il-Sung, 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. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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KIM Rak Kyom

KIM Rak-gyom; KIM Rak Gyom

 

20.5.2016

Four Star General, Commander of the Strategic Forces (a.k.a. Strategic Rocket Forces), which now reportedly command four strategic and tactical missile units, including the KN-08 (ICBM) brigade. The EU has designated the Strategic Forces for engaging in activities that have materially contributed to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery. 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.

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KIM Won-hong

KIM Won Hong

DOB: 7.1.1945

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

Passport no: 745310010

20.5.2016

General, Director of the State Security Department. Minister of State Security. Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and National Defence Commission, which was a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK before it was reformed into the State Affaires Commission (SAC), which are the 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-related programmes.

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PAK Jong-chon

PAK Jong Chon

 

20.5.2016

Colonel General (Lieutenant General) in the Korean People's Army, Chief of the Korean People's Armed Forces, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of the Firepower Command Department. Chief of the Military Headquarters and Director of the Artillery 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. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction- related programmes.

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RI Jong-su

RI Jong Su

 

20.5.2016

Vice Admiral. 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. Commander in chief of the Korean Navy, which is involved in the development of ballistic- missile programmes and in the development of the nuclear capacities of the DPRK naval forces. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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SON Chol-ju

SON Chol Ju

 

20.5.2016

Colonel General of the Korean People's Army and 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.

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YUN Jong-rin

YUN Jong Rin

 

20.5.2016

General, 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 Affaires 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-related programmes.

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PAK Yong-sik

PAK Yong Sik

 

20.5.2016

Four Star General, member of the State Security Department, Minister of the People's Armed Forces. Member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and of the National Defence Commission, which was a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK before it was reformed into the State Affaires Commission (SAC), which are all key bodies for national defence matters in the DPRK. Was present at the testing of ballistic missiles in March 2016. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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HONG Yong Chil

 

 

20.5.2016

Deputy Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID). The Munitions Industry Department — designated by the UNSC on 2 March 2016 — is involved in key aspects of the DPRK's missile programme. MID is responsible for overseeing the development of the DPRK's ballistic missiles, including the Taepo Dong-2, weapons production and R&D programmes. 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. HONG has accompanied KIM Jong Un to a number of events related to the development of the DPRK's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and is thought to have played a significant role in the DPRK's nuclear test on 6 January 2016. Vice-Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes. Present at ground jet test of new-type ICBM engine in April 2016.

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RI Hak Chol

RI Hak Chul; RI Hak Cheol

DOB: 19.1.1963 or 8.5.1966

Passport nos: 381320634, PS- 563410163

20.5.2016

President of Green Pine Associated Corporation (‘Green Pine’). According to the UN Sanctions Committee, Green Pine has taken over many of the activities of the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). KOMID was designated by the Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. Green Pine is also responsible for approximately half of the arms and related materiel exported by the DPRK. Green Pine has been identified for sanctions for exporting arms or related materiel from the DPRK. Green Pine specialises in the production of maritime military craft and armaments, such as submarines, military boats and missile systems, and has exported torpedoes and technical assistance to Iranian defence-related firms. Green Pine has been designated by the UNSC.

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YUN Chang Hyok

 

DOB: 9.8.1965

20.5.2016

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 violation of Resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013) and 2094 (2013). As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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RI Myong Su

 

DOB: 1937

POB: Myongchon, North Hamgyong, DPRK

7.4.2017

Vice–President of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and Chief of Staff of the People's Armed Forces. In this capacity, Ri Myong Su holds a key position for national defence matters and is responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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SO Hong Chan

 

DOB: 30.12.1957

POB: Kangwon, DPRK

Passport: PD836410105 Passport date of expiration: 27.11.2021

7.4.2017

First Vice-Minister of the People's Armed forces, member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and Colonel-General in the People's Armed Forces. In this capacity, So Hong Chan is responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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WANG Chang Uk

 

DOB: 29.5.1960

7.4.2017

Minister for Industry and Atomic Energy. 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.

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JANG Chol

 

DOB: 31.3.1961

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK

Passport number: 563310042

7.4.2017

President of the State Academy of Sciences, an organisation dedicated to the development of technological and scientific capacities of the DPRK. In this capacity, Jang Chol holds a strategic position for the development of DPRK nuclear activities and is responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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31.

KIM Jong Sik

 

Vice Director, Munitions Industry Department in Military Industry Ministry

16.10.2017

As Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department, provides support for DPRK's nuclear-related and ballistic missile-related programmes, including being present at nuclear and ballistic missile related events in 2016 and a presentation in March 2016 of what the DPRK claimed to be a miniaturised nuclear device.

32.

RI Pyong Chol

 

DOB: 1948

First Vice Director, Munitions Industry Department

16.10.2017

As First Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department, holds a pivotal position within the DPRK's ballistic missile programme. Present at most ballistic missile tests and provides briefings to Kim Jong Un, including the nuclear test and ceremony in January 2016.

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B.   Entities



 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of designation

Other information

1.

Korea Pugang mining and Machinery Corporation ltd

 

 

22.12.2009

Subsidiary of Korea Ryongbong General Corporation (entity designated by the UNSC, 24.4.2009); operates facilities for the production of aluminium powder, which can be used in missiles.

2.

Korean Ryengwang Trading Corporation

 

Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK

22.12.2009

Subsidiary of Korea Ryongbong General Corporation (entity designated by the UNSC, 24.4.2009).

3.

Sobaeku United Corp

Sobaeksu United Corp.

 

22.12.2009

State-owned company, involved in research into, and the acquisition, of sensitive products and equipment. It possesses several deposits of natural graphite, which provide raw material for two processing facilities, which, inter alia, produce graphite blocks that can be used in missiles.

4.

Yongbyon Nuclear Research Centre

 

 

22.12.2009

Research centre which has taken part in the production of military-grade plutonium. Centre maintained by the General Bureau of Atomic Energy (entity designated by the UNSC, 16.7.2009).

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5.

Ministry of People's Armed Forces

 

 

16.10.2017

Responsible for providing support and direction to the DPRK's Strategic Rocket Force which controls the DPRK's nuclear and conventional strategic missile units. The Strategic Rocket Force has been listed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2356 (2017).

6.

Korean People's Army

 

 

16.10.2017

The Korean People's Army includes the Strategic Rocket Force, which controls the DPRK's nuclear and conventional strategic missile units. The Strategic Rocket Force has been listed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2356 (2017).

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II. Persons and entities providing financial services that could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes

A.   Persons



 

Name

Alias

Identifying information

Date of designation

Statement of Reasons

1.

JON Il-chun

JON Il Chun

DOB: 24.8.1941

22.12.2010

In February of 2010 KIM Tong-un was discharged from his office as director of Office 39, which is, among other things, in charge of purchasing goods out of the DPRK diplomatic representations bypassing sanctions. He was replaced by JON Il-chun. Representative of the National Defence Commission, which was a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK before it was reformed into the State Affaires Commission (SAC), has been elected director-general of the State Development Bank in March 2010. Elected Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee alternate member in May 2016 at the 7th Party Congress of Workers' Party of Korea, where WPK adopted a decision to continue the DPRK's nuclear programme.

2.

KIM Tong-un

KIM Tong Un

 

22.12.2009

Former director of ‘Office 39’ of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, which is involved in proliferation financing. In 2011, reportedly in charge of ‘Office 38’ to raise funds for the leadership and elites.

3.

KIM Il-Su

KIM Il Su

DOB: 2.9.1965

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

3.7.2015

Manager in the reinsurance department of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) based in the headquarters in Pyongyang and former authorised chief representative of KNIC in Hamburg, acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

4.

KANG Song-Sam

KANG Song Sam

DOB: 5.7.1972

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

3.7.2015

Former authorised representative of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) in Hamburg, continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

5.

CHOE Chun-Sik

CHOE Chun Sik

DOB: 23.12.1963

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

Passport number: 745132109

Valid until 12.2.2020

3.7.2015

Director in the reinsurance department of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) based in the headquarters in Pyongyang acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

6.

SIN Kyu-Nam

SIN Kyu Nam

DOB: 12.9.1972

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

Passport number: PO472132950

3.7.2015

Director in the reinsurance department of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) based in the headquarters in Pyongyang and former authorised representative of KNIC in Hamburg, acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

7.

PAK Chun-San

PAK Chun San

DOB: 18.12.1953

POB: Pyongyang, DPRK.

Passport number: PS472220097

3.7.2015

Director in the reinsurance department of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC) based in the headquarters in Pyongyang at least until December 2015 and former authorised chief representative of KNIC in Hamburg, continues to act for or on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

8.

SO Tong Myong

 

DOB: 10.9.1956

3.7.2015

President of the Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC), KNIC Executive Management Committee Chairman (June 2012); Korean National Insurance Corporation General Manager, September 2013, acting on behalf of KNIC or at its direction.

B.   Entities



 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of designation

Other information

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III. Persons and entities involved in the supply to or from the DPRK of arms and related materiel of all types, or of items, materials, equipment, goods or technology which could contribute to the DPRK's nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes

A.

Persons

B.

Entities




ANNEX III

List of persons referred to in point (c) of Article 23(1) and point (c) of Article 27(1)

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A. Persons



 

Name

Identifying information

Date of designation

Reasons

1.

KIM Hyok Chan

Date of birth: 9.6.1970

Passport number: 563410191 Secretary DPRK Embassy Luanda

16.10.2017

Kim Hyok Chan has served as a representative of Green Pine, a UN listed entity, including negotiating contracts for the refurbishment of Angolan naval vessels in violation of the prohibitions imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

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2.

CHOE Chan Il

 

22.1.2018

Director of the Dandong office of Korea Heungjin Trading Company, a UN designated entity. Korea Heungjin is used by KOMID, another UN designated entity, for trading purposes. KOMID was designated by the UN Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

3.

KIM Chol Nam

 

22.1.2018

Director of the Dandong branch of Sobaeksu United Corp which has been designated by the Union. Representative of the Beijing branch of Korea Changgwang Trading Corporation, which has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as an alias of KOMID. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

4.

JON Chol Young

Passport number: 563410192

Diplomat DPRK Embassy Angola

Date of birth: 30.4.1975

22.1.2018

Representative in Angola of Green Pine Associated Corporation and DPRK diplomat accredited to Angola.

Green Pine has been designated by the UN for activities including violating the UN arms embargo. Green Pine has also negotiated contracts for the refurbishment of Angolan naval vessels in violation of the prohibitions imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

5.

AN Jong Hyuk

a.k.a: An Jong Hyok

Diplomat DPRK Embassy Egypt

Date of birth: 14.3.1970

Passport number: 563410155

22.1.2018

Representative of Saeng Pil Trading Corporation, an alias of Green Pine Associated Corporation, and DPRK diplomat in Egypt.

Green Pine has been designated by the UN for activities including breach of the UN arms embargo.

An Jong Hyuk was authorized to conduct all types of business on behalf of Saeng Pil, including signing and implementing contracts and banking business. The company specializes in the construction of naval vessels and the design, fabrication and installation of electronic communication and marine navigation equipment.

6.

CHOL Yun

Third Secretary DPRK Embassy China

22.1.2018

Chol Yun has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as contact person of the DPRK Company General Precious Metal involved in the sale of lithium-6, a UN prohibited nuclear-related item, and DPRK diplomat.

General Precious Metal has previously been identified by the Union as an alias of the UN designated entity Green Pine.

7.

CHOE Kwang Hyok

 

22.1.2018

Choe Kwang Hyok has served as a representative of Green Pine Associated Corporation, a UN designated entity.

Choe Kwang Hyok has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as chief executive of Beijing King Helong International Trading Ltd, an alias of Green Pine. He has also been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as director of Hong Kong King Helong Int'l Trading Ltd and operator of the DPRK entity named Beijing representative office of Korea Unhasu Trading Company, which are also aliases of Green Pine.

8.

KIM Chang Hyok

a.k.a: James Jin or James Kim

Date of birth: 29.4.1963

Place of birth: N. Hamgyong

Passport number: 472130058

22.1.2018

Kim Chang Hyok has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as the representative of Pan Systems Pyongyang in Malaysia. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the 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.

Established multiple accounts in Malaysia in the name of front companies of ‘Glocom’, itself a front company of designated entity Pan Systems Pyongyang.

9.

PARK Young Han

 

22.1.2018

Director of Beijing New Technology which has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as a front company of KOMID. KOMID was designated by the Sanctions Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.

Legal representative of Guancaiweixing Trading Co., Ltd, which was identified by the UN Panel of Experts as the shipper of an intercepted shipment to Eritrea of military-related items in August 2012.

10.

RYANG Su Nyo

Date of birth: 11.8.1959

Place of birth: Japan

22.1.2018

Director of Pan Systems Pyongyang. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the 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.

11.

PYON Won Gun

Date of birth: 13.3.1968

Place of birth: S. Phyongan

Service passport number: 836220035

Passport number: 290220142

22.1.2018

Director of Glocom, a front company of Pan Systems Pyongyang. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the 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.

Glocom advertises radio communications equipment for military and paramilitary organizations.

Pyon Won Gun has also been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as a DPRK national operating Pan Systems Pyongyang.

12.

PAE Won Chol

Date of birth: 30.8.1969

Place of birth: Pyongyang

Diplomatic Passport number: 654310150

22.1.2018

Pae Won Chol 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 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.

13.

RI Sin Song

 

22.1.2018

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 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.

14.

KIM Sung Su

 

22.1.2018

Kim Sung Su has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as representative of Pan Systems Pyongyang in China. Pan Systems Pyongyang has been designated by the 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.

15.

KIM Pyong Chol

 

22.1.2018

Kim Pyong Chol 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 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.

16.

CHOE Kwang Su

Third secretary DPRK Embassy South Africa

Date of birth: 20.4.1955

Passport number: 381210143 (expiration date: 3.6.2016)

22.1.2018

Choe Kwang Su has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as a representative of Haegeumgang Trading Company. In this capacity Choe Kwang Su signed a DPRK – Mozambique military cooperation contract in violation of the prohibitions imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolutions. The contract concerned the supply of arms and arm-related material to Monte Binga, a company controlled by the Government of Mozambique.

17.

PAK In Su

a.k.a: Daniel Pak

Date of birth: 22.5.1957

Place of birth: N. Hamgyong

Diplomatic passport number: 290221242

22.1.2018

Pak In Su has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as being involved in activities related to the sale of coal from DPRK in Malaysia in violation of the prohibitions imposed by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

18.

SON Young-Nam

First Secretary DPRK Embassy Bangladesh

22.1.2018

Son Young-Nam has been identified by the UN Panel of Experts as being involved in the smuggling of gold and other items to the DPRK in violation of the prohibitions imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

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B. Entities



 

Name

(and possible aliases)

Identifying information

Date of designation

Reasons

1.

Korea International Exhibition Corporation

 

16.10.2017

The Korea International Exhibition Corporation has assisted designated entities in the evasion of sanctions by hosting the Pyongyang International Trade Fair which provides designated entities with the opportunity to breach UN sanctions by continuing economic activity.

2.

Korea Rungrado General Trading Corporation

a.k.a. Rungrado Trading Corporation

Address: Segori-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK

Telephone: 850-2-18111-3818022

Fax: 850-2-3814507

Email address: rrd@co.chesin.com

16.10.2017

Korea Rungrado General Trading Corporation has assisted in violating sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions through the sale of Scud missiles to Egypt.

3.

Maritime Administrative Bureau

a.k.a. North Korea Maritime Administration Bureau

Address: Ryonhwa-2Dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK

PO Box 416

Tel 850-2-18111 Ex 8059

Fax: 850 2 381 4410

email: mab@silibank.net.kp

Website: www.ma.gov.kp

16.10.2017

The Maritime Administrative Bureau has assisted in the evasion of sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council including by renaming and re-registering assets of designated entities and providing false documentation to vessels subject to United Nations sanctions.

4.

Pan Systems Pyongyang

a.k.a. Wonbang Trading Co.

Address: Room 818, Pothonggang Hotel, Ansan-Dong, Pyongchon district, Pyongyang, DPRK.

16.10.2017

Pan Systems has assisted 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.

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ANNEX IV

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List of vessels referred to in Article 18a(6)

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Vessels designated pursuant to paragraph 6 of UNSCR 2375 (2017):

1.   Name: PETREL 8

Additional information

IMO: 9562233. MMSI: 620233000

2.   Name: HAO FAN 6

Additional information

IMO: 8628597. MMSI: 341985000

3.   Name: TONG SAN 2

Additional information

IMO: 8937675. MMSI: 445539000

4.   Name: JIE SHUN

Additional information

IMO: 8518780. MMSI: 514569000

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5.   Name: BILLIONS NO. 18

Additional information

IMO: 9191773

6.   Name: UL JI BONG 6

Additional information

IMO: 9114555

7.   Name: RUNG RA 2

Additional information

IMO: 9020534

8.   Name: RYE SONG GANG 1

Additional information

IMO: 7389704

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ANNEX V

List of persons and entities referred to in point (d) of Article 23(1) and point (d) of Article 27(1)

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( 1 ) Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 of 5 May 2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items (OJ L 134, 29.5.2009, p. 1).

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