June 10, 2023

Will change in Iran’s tune affect North Korea?

Experts say differences in political systems, nuclear programs make NK breakthrough less likely

President Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive has made many – though not all – cautiously optimistic of a new chapter in Iran’s relations with the West.

But experts agree that a breakthrough in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program will not automatically translate into similar success with North Korea – a nation with whom Iran has frequently been linked.