The EU has designated 6 individuals and 3 entities for their role in the transfer of UAVs to Russia, the transfer of UAVs or missiles to armed groups in the Middle East and the Red Sea region, or for being involved in Iran’s UAV programme (regulation, decision):

Khatam al-Anbiya Central Headquarters, a central entity in the command chain of Iran’s armed forces making operational military decisions about the deployment of UAVs and its commander, Gholam Ali Rashid;

Kavan Electronics Behrad LLC, an Iran-based company procuring and selling components for the manufacturing of UAVs, its CEO, Mehdi Dehghani Mohammadabadi, and Chairman, Hossein Hatefi Ardakani;

the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, allegedly involved in the delivery of Iranian arms to the Houthis and Hezbollah; and

Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, Minister of Defence, Ismail Qaani, Commander of the IRGC Qods Force, and Afshin Khaji Fard, Head of Iranian Aviation Industries.

The EU has designated 6 individuals and 3 entities for their connection with the DPRK’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and military support for Russia (regulation, decision):

Oleg Nikolaevich Kozhemyako, a Russian regional governor who was instrumental in the visit of Kim Jong Un and Eastern Stevedoring Company, a port which allegedly receives DPRK weapons and ammunition;

Song Rim, Head of IT Development for Biryugang Overseas Technology Cooperation Company, Kim Chol Sok, DPRK intelligence officer, and An Se-Ho, a DPRK diplomat;

Rim Yong Hyok, representative of Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation and Kim Kyong Nam, representative of DPRK’s Foreign Trade Bank; and

Hapjanggang Trading Corporation, a subordinate to the Ministry of Rocket Industry and Korea Namgang Trading Corporation, responsible for the expatriation of DPRK workers.

Source » globalsanctions