December 05, 2023

N.Korea may be heading towards ‘crunch’, says former UK Ambassador

With current situation unsustainable, risk of violence is a possibility

North Korea observers are worrying about what the future holds for the peninsula. Inter-Korean dialogue is dead, arms races continue apace, and options for dialing down tensions are slowly running out.

As a result of this and more, John Everard – the United Kingdom's former Ambassador to North Korea – on Wednesday told NK News that the status quo was becoming unsustainable, and that "we may be coming towards a crunch."