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Document 32017D0975

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/975 of 8 June 2017 implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

OJ L 146, 9.6.2017, p. 145–149 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2017/975/oj

9.6.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 146/145


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION (CFSP) 2017/975

of 8 June 2017

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

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

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

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

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

Whereas:

(1)

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

(2)

On 1 June 2017, the United Nations Security Council Committee established pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1718 (2006) amended entries for four persons subject to restrictive measures.

(3)

On 2 June 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2356 (2017) which added 14 persons and 4 entities to the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures.

(4)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

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

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 8 June 2017.

For the Council

The President

L. GRECH


(1)  OJ L 141, 28.5.2016, p. 79.


ANNEX

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

A.   Persons

 

Name

Alias

Identifiers

Date of UN designation

Statement of Reasons

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.

B.   Entities

 

Name

Alias

Location

Date of designation

Other information

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.

46.

Strategic Rocket Force of the Korean People's Army

Strategic Rocket Force; Strategic Rocket Force Command of KPA

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.

II.   The following entries of the persons subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex I to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 will be replaced as set out below:

 

Name

Alias

Identifiers

Date of designation

Other information

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.

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.

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.

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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