Last Updated: July 17, 2024

Korean People's Army


조선인민군; Armée populaire coréenne; Λαϊκός Στρατός της Κορέας; Ludowe Siły Zbrojne Korei; Ejército Popular de Corea; Exército do Povo Coreano; Armata tal-Poplu Korean; Koreaans Volksleger; Koreanische Volksarmee; Esercito popolare coreano; Narodna armija Koreje; Korejska ljudska vojska; Kórejská ľudová armáda; Koreai Néphadsereg; Ко...

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The Korean People’s Army includes the Strategic Rocket Force, which controls the DPRK’s nuclear and conventional strategic missile units. The Strategic Rocket Force has been listed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2356 (2017).

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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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