March 02, 2024

Five years of Kim Jong Un: How have North Korea’s foreign relations changed?

In the first part of a six-part series, experts assess the new leader's foreign policy

This is part of NK News’ series of opinion and analysis of the first five years of Kim Jong Un’s rule.

Five years ago on Saturday, Kim Jong Il, who ruled the country since the death of his father in 1994, died, leaving the reigns of North Korean power to a relative unknown: his third and youngest son Kim Jong Un.

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