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Document 32018R0087

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/87 of 22 January 2018 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

OJ L 16I , 22.1.2018, p. 1–5 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2018/87/oj

22.1.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

LI 16/1


COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/87

of 22 January 2018

implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 of 30 August 2017 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Regulation (EC) No 329/2007 (1), and in particular Article 47(2) thereof,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 30 August 2017, the Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2017/1509.

(2)

In view of the continued and accelerated nuclear and ballistic programmes of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which are in breach of the DPRK's obligations as set out in several United Nations Security Council Resolutions, as evidenced by the most recent ballistic missile launch by the DPRK on 28 November 2017, seventeen persons should be added to the list of persons in Annex XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509.

(3)

Annex XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 is amended as set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

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

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 22 January 2018.

For the Council

The President

F. MOGHERINI


(1)  OJ L 224, 31.8.2017, p. 1.


ANNEX

The following persons are added to the list of persons set out in Annex XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509, under the heading ‘(a) Natural persons’:

 

Name (and possible aliases)

Identifying information

Date of designation

Reasons

‘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 authorised to conduct all types of business on behalf of Saeng Pil, including signing and implementing contracts and banking business. The company specialises 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 organisations.

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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