Update at 11:00 KST on Sunday: this article has been updated to include responses from South Korea’s government
North Korea’s next move in retaliation for South Korea’s failure to stop activists sending anti-regime leaflets into its territory will be entrusted to the Chief of the Staff of the army, top official Kim Yo Jong said in a statement on Saturday.
Following over a week of high-profile invective by Pyongyang against Seoul, Kim — speaking in her official capacity as first vice department director at the ruling party central committee — said that with the “power
Update at 11:00 KST on Sunday: this article has been updated to include responses from South Korea's government
Jeongmin Kim is a Lead Correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean and DPRK-related foreign, defense and humanitarian affairs, and has covered the 2022 ROK Presidential election on the ground. Prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency's Seoul bureau. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim