October 17, 2019
Who is Kim Myong Gil, North Korea’s new chief negotiator with the U.S.?
Former officials paint a picture of an "honest broker" able to play hardball if needed
With North Korea and the U.S. expected to sit down for working-level talks in the next few weeks, chief negotiator Kim Myong Gil last Friday issued a statement welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump's new openness to exploring a "new method" in diplomacy.But more significant than the statement was the long-awaited confirmation by the DPRK that Kim Myong Gil is now serving as its “chief