September 28, 2021

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Virgil Griffith faces up to 20 years in prison for providing information on how to skirt sanctions with cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 28, 2021
UK warship spots potential violations of North Korea sanctions in East China Sea

UK warship spots potential violations of North Korea sanctions in East China Sea

Pyongyang’s extensive procurement networks and maritime legal obstacles hinder sanctions enforcement, expert says

UK warship spots potential violations of North Korea sanctions in East China Sea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 27, 2021
North Korea demands US halt drills with South, remove ‘threat’ from region

North Korea demands US halt drills with South, remove ‘threat’ from region

At UN General Assembly, DPRK ambassador says ‘good prospect’ for relations if US drops its ‘hostile policy’

North Korea demands US halt drills with South, remove ‘threat’ from region
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 27, 2021
North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says

North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says

Test comes days after DPRK floated inter-Korean summit, as Japan says projectile was potential ballistic missile

North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2021
North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power

North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power

State media promoting ‘10 Years of Great Revolutionary Leadership’ in a range of new articles and programs

North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 27, 2021
Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000

Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000

DPRK has yet to report a single case as it stresses ‘even a tiny failure is not tolerable’ in epidemic prevention

Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts September 27, 2021
NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

Humanitarian groups tell Panel sanctions and COVID impeding aid, citing difficulties with funding and bank transactions

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2021
Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

The statement follows Washington’s interests in discussing the end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig released hours after Huawei exec reaches deal with US prosecutors

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view
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After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view

North Korean leader could be back at his east coast retreat, satellite imagery suggests

After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 24, 2021
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