February 23, 2020

North Korea names ex-ambassador as new ruling party foreign policy chief
Former top envoy to Russia to serve as head of WPK International Department, diplomatic note confirms
North Korea has named Kim Hyong Jun, the country's former ambassador to Russia, as head of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea's (WPK) influential International Department, a note circulated to diplomats in Pyongyang seen by NK News confirmed on Wednesday.The note, issued by the WPK Central Committee's International Department, informed foreign envoys in the DPRK capital that Kim -- who was