November 21, 2019


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

N. Korea set to name new ambassador to Iran as two seek to expand economic ties 

Former ambassador Kang Sam Hyon left in September after almost 5 years in Tehran

Colin Zwirko November 21, 2019

Kim Jong Un will not attend upcoming ASEAN summit, North Korean state media says

North Korean leader has rejected President Moon's invitation to ROK-ASEAN meeting set to kick off next Monday: KCNA

Colin Zwirko November 21, 2019

Top North Korean, Russian diplomats agree to expand strategic cooperation: KCNA

First vice minister Choe Son Hui currently in Moscow for several rounds of talks with local counterparts

Oliver Hotham November 21, 2019

Window "still open" for a deal with North Korea, Biegun tells U.S. Senators

Top envoy to DPRK says his promotion to Deputy Secretary of State will bring "higher stature" to the issue

Jacob Fromer November 20, 2019

Construction underway on North Korean island set to become joint EDZ with China

North Korean land on Chinese side of Tumen river has been promoted as opportunity by nearby Hunchun authorities

Colin Zwirko November 20, 2019

Top North Korean diplomat set to hold "strategic dialogue" in Moscow

Kremlin may present DPRK with new Sino-Russian proposal for "settlement" of Korean security issues, minister says

Oliver Hotham November 20, 2019

U.S. outreach to North Korea over war remains "met with silence": DPAA chief

Agency in charge of recovering POW remains still "open" to sitting down with DPRK in 2020

Jacob Fromer November 19, 2019

Swiss robotics appear at new North Korean factory in potential sanctions breach

ABB products were previously found by a UN panel to have been acquired by the DPRK without company’s knowledge

Colin Zwirko November 19, 2019

Sweden no longer needed to mediate North Korea-U.S. talks: DPRK diplomat

Kim Myong Gil urges Stockholm not to act like a "back-seat driver" in nuclear negotiators

Oliver Hotham November 19, 2019

North Korea holds first-ever national cosmetics exhibition

Around 930 types of 137,000 cosmetic products were displayed at the week-long event in Pyongyang

Dagyum Ji November 19, 2019
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