Last Updated: June 20, 2024

HONG Yong Chil




Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID)

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Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID). The MID – designated by the UNSC on 2 March 2016 – is involved in key aspects of the DPRK’s missile programme. The MID is responsible for overseeing the development of the DPRK’s ballistic missiles, including R&D programmes. The Second Economic Committee and the Second Academy of Natural Sci...

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

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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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