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Security Council committee determines items, designates entities subject
To measures imposed in resolution 1718 (2006)
On 24 April 2009, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) determined that the items contained in document S/2009/205 shall be subject to the measures imposed in paragraphs 8(a), (b) and (c) of the resolution.
The Committee also designated the following entities as subject to the provisions of and the measures imposed in paragraph 8(d) of the resolution:
1. Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (a.k.a. CHANGGWANG SINYONG CORPORATION; a.k.a. EXTERNAL TECHNOLOGY GENERAL CORPORATION; a.k.a. DPRKN MINING DEVELOPMENT TRADING COOPERATION; a.k.a. “KOMID”). Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons.
2. Korea Ryonbong General Corporation (a.k.a. KOREA YONBONG GENERAL CORPORATION; f.k.a. LYONGAKSAN GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION). Pot’onggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK; Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Defense conglomerate specializing in acquisition for DPRK defense industries and support to that country’s military-related sales.
3. Tanchon Commercial Bank (f.k.a. CHANGGWANG CREDIT BANK; f.k.a., KOREA CHANGGWANG CREDIT BANK). Saemul 1-Dong Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Main DPRK financial entity for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons.
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