Top US official for North Korea resigns after less than year in role | NK News
July 15, 2024
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Top US official for North Korea resigns after less than year in role

Jung Pak’s departure leaves Biden administration without leader on DPRK issues as Pyongyang expands its nuclear arsenal

The top U.S. official for North Korea policy has resigned after less than a year in the role, leaving the Biden administration without high-level leadership on peninsula issues as it faces growing DPRK nuclear threats.

The State Department confirmed that Jung H. Pak left her job as U.S. senior official for the DPRK last week, without commenting on the reason for her resignation.

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