Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Sung Mu HONG

Aliases

Sung-Mu HONG; 홍승무; Sung-mu HONG

Position

Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID)

DoB

1942-01-01

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:L_202302576

Official reason

Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department (MID). The MID – designated by the UN Security Council 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 research and development programmes. As such, Hong is responsible fo...

Other Information

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

Date of listing

2023-11-14

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