Last Updated: June 24, 2024

Jin YU




Former Director of the Munitions Industry Department. Since ! January 2023 Member of the Central Committee of Workers’ Party of Korea

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In his capacity as Director of the Munitions Industry Department and Alternative Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of Workers’ Party of Korea, he is responsible for playing a major role in the development of the DPRK’s weapons of mass destruction programmes both in nuclear and ballistic fields. He accompanied Kim Jong Un to th...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-04-21)

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


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Target State

Democratic People's Republic of Korea


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...

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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...

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