February 26, 2024

Unlike Trump, Biden will appoint an envoy for North Korean human rights

Trump never appointed an envoy, but Biden likely will. The question is when he’ll do it, given all the distractions.

The following article is an opinion piece by Ambassador Robert R. King, who served as special envoy for North Korean human rights from Nov. 2009 to Jan. 2017. Views expressed in opinion articles are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.

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