Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures on Two North Korean Entities, 57650 [2015-24274]

Download as PDF 57650 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 185 / Thursday, September 24, 2015 / Notices systems or equipment, and military aircraft: (A) Denial of all new individual licenses for the transfer to the government activities described above of all items on the U.S. Munitions List; (B) Denial of all U.S. Government contracts with the government activities described above; and (C) Prohibition on the importation into the U.S. of all products produced by the government activities described above. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government as provided in Executive Order 12851 of June 11, 1993. Dated: September 17, 2015. C.S. Eliot Kang, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Acting. [FR Doc. 2015–24275 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9286] Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures on Two North Korean Entities Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Government has determined that two North Korean entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended by Executive Order 13094 of July 28, 1998 and Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005. DATES: Effective September 24, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202–647–4930). On import ban issues, Susan Demske, Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Treasury (202–622–4855). On U.S. Government procurement ban issues, Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State (703– 875–4079). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authorities vested in the President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Sep 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), and Section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended, the U.S. Government determined on August 17, 2015 that the following two North Korean entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to sections 4(b), 4(c), and 4(d) of Executive Order 12938: Hesong Trading Corporation (North Korea) Korea Mining and Development Corporation (KOMID) (North Korea) Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order 12938, the following measures are imposed on these entities, and their subunits and successors, for two years: 1. No departments or agencies of the United States Government shall procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from these entities including the termination of existing contracts; 2. No departments or agencies of the United States government shall provide any assistance to these entities, and shall not obligate further funds for such purposes; 3. The Secretary of the Treasury shall prohibit the importation into the United States of any goods, technology, or services produced or provided by these entities, other than information or informational materials within the meaning of section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies as provided in Executive Order 12938. In addition, pursuant to section 126.7(a)(1) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, it is deemed that suspending the above-named entities from participating in any activities subject to Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act would be in furtherance of the national security and foreign policy of the United States. Therefore, for two years, the Department of State is hereby suspending all licenses and other approvals for: (a) Exports and other transfers of defense articles and defense services from the United States to the above-named entities; (b) transfers of U.S.-origin defense articles and defense services from foreign destinations to the above-named entities; and (c) temporary import of defense articles to or from the above-named entities. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9286]


Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures on Two North Korean 
Entities

AGENCY: Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, 
Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Government has determined that two North Korean 
entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the 
imposition of measures pursuant to Executive Order 12938 of November 
14, 1994, as amended by Executive Order 13094 of July 28, 1998 and 
Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005.

DATES: Effective September 24, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Durham, Office of Missile, 
Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International 
Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202-647-4930). On 
import ban issues, Susan Demske, Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, Department of the Treasury (202-622-4855). On U.S. Government 
procurement ban issues, Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement 
Executive, Department of State (703-875-4079).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authorities vested in the 
President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 
U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 
1601 et seq.), the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), 
and Section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and Executive Order 
12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended, the U.S. Government determined 
on August 17, 2015 that the following two North Korean entities have 
engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of 
measures pursuant to sections 4(b), 4(c), and 4(d) of Executive Order 
12938:

Hesong Trading Corporation (North Korea)
Korea Mining and Development Corporation (KOMID) (North Korea)

    Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order 12938, 
the following measures are imposed on these entities, and their 
subunits and successors, for two years:
    1. No departments or agencies of the United States Government shall 
procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, 
technology, or services from these entities including the termination 
of existing contracts;
    2. No departments or agencies of the United States government shall 
provide any assistance to these entities, and shall not obligate 
further funds for such purposes;
    3. The Secretary of the Treasury shall prohibit the importation 
into the United States of any goods, technology, or services produced 
or provided by these entities, other than information or informational 
materials within the meaning of section 203(b)(3) of the International 
Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)).
    These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments 
and agencies as provided in Executive Order 12938.
    In addition, pursuant to section 126.7(a)(1) of the International 
Traffic in Arms Regulations, it is deemed that suspending the above-
named entities from participating in any activities subject to Section 
38 of the Arms Export Control Act would be in furtherance of the 
national security and foreign policy of the United States. Therefore, 
for two years, the Department of State is hereby suspending all 
licenses and other approvals for: (a) Exports and other transfers of 
defense articles and defense services from the United States to the 
above-named entities; (b) transfers of U.S.-origin defense articles and 
defense services from foreign destinations to the above-named entities; 
and (c) temporary import of defense articles to or from the above-named 
entities.
    Moreover, it is the policy of the United States to deny licenses 
and other approvals for exports and temporary imports of defense 
articles and defense services destined for the above-named entities.

    Dated: September 17, 2015.
C.S. Eliot Kang,
Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation, Acting.
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