Last Updated: February 25, 2024

SON Chol-ju

Aliases

SON Chol Ju; 손철주

Position

Colonel General of the Korean People’s Army. Vice Director, Guidance Bureau of the Korean People’s Army General Political Bureau and former Political Director of the Air and Anti-Air Forces

Linked to

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

Official reason

Colonel General of the Korean People’s Army. Vice Director, Guidance Bureau of the Korean People’s Army General Political Bureau and former Political Director of the Air and Anti-Air Forces, which oversee the development of modernised anti-aircraft rockets. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missi...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2016-05-20)

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