About the Author
Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
Senior North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol is in Beijing on his way to the United States for potential working-level talks with U.S. officials, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday.
The high-level North Korean visit to the U.S., reportedly confirmed by Yonhap after seeing a list of passengers on a New York-bound flight from Beijing due to depart on Wednesday, was also raised as a possibility to NK News in conversation with a source on Monday.