Last Updated: June 20, 2024

Rak-gyom KIM

Aliases

Rak Kyom KIM; Rak Gyom KIM

Position

Four Star General, former Commander of the Strategic Rocket Force, an entity designated by the United Nations. which comprises four strategic and tactical missile units, including the KN-08(ICBM) brigade. 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.

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2021.283.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A283%3ATOC

Official reason

Four Star General, former Commander of the Strategic Rocket Force, an entity designated by the United Nations, which comprises four strategic and tactical missile units, including the KN-08 (ICBM) brigade. 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. M...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2021-08-07)\n(date of listing: 20.05.2016)

Date of listing

2021-08-06

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