Last Updated: May 21, 2024

CHOE Kyong-song

Aliases

CHOE Kyong song; 최경성

Position

Colonel General in the Korean People’s Army. Former member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea

Linked to

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

Official reason

Colonel General in the Korean People’s Army. Former member of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which is a key body for national defence matters in the DPRK. As such, responsible for supporting or promoting the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes.

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