Last Updated: July 17, 2024

JANG Chol

Aliases

장철

Position

Member of the State Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission and former president of the State Academy of Sciences

DoB

1961-03-31

Reg. ID

563310042 (passport-National passport)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32022R1331

Official reason

Member of the State Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission and former president of the State Academy of Sciences, an organisation dedicated to the development of technological and scientific capacities of the DPRK. In this latter capacity, Jang Chol held a strategic position for the development of DPRK nuclear activities. As such, responsi...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2017-04-07)

Date of listing

2022-08-01

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in relation to the non-proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction

Regime

UN, EU country specific

Target State

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in Annex I, II and III of Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/849. Member States shall also expel: (1) DPRK nationals who they dete...

Official Information

The ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile-related activities of the DPRK represent a serious threat to international peace and security. These activities undermine the global non-proliferation and disarmament regime of which the EU has been a steadfast supporter for decades. In this context, the EU has implemented the restrictive measures imposed b...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02016D0849-20230404