August 10, 2020

Lack of U.S. Embassy Barrier To Diplomacy

by Sabrin Kassam

The lack of a U.S. embassy in North Korea is a barrier to diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington DC,  said a retired British diplomat who represented the UK in the DPRK in 2002.  Dr. James Hoare,the UK's former Charge D'Affaires to Pyongyang and a current Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS, was speaking last week at the at the Korean Economic and Political Forum in London.