January 20, 2021

Ri Yong Ho replaced as North Korean foreign minister, sources say

Ri Son Gwon will be replacement, sources say, a shift which could see major changes to foreign policy posture

Update on Sunday, January 19: This article has been updated to include the name of the alleged new post-holder.

North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, sources in Pyongyang confirmed to NK News, in a major political reshuffle which could have a significant impact on the country's diplomatic stance going forward.