October 01, 2023

North Korea will not send vice foreign minister to upcoming Munich conference

Current coronavirus prevention measures by DPRK state preventing Kim Son Gyong from attending, NK News understands

North Korea will not be sending vice foreign minister Kim Son Gyong to next week's Munich Security Conference (MSC), a diplomatic source confirmed to NK News on Thursday.

The move quashes speculation that the DPRK would send Kim -- currently the DPRK's top diplomat dealing with Europe -- to the MSC, set to take place in the southern German city next week.