July 07, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments

Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments

Latest appearance marks fourth event North Korean leader has joined this month, though state media short on details

Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022
Newly christened North Korean ship visits Chinese ports in first known voyage
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Newly christened North Korean ship visits Chinese ports in first known voyage

Data shows Jang Su San much smaller than state media reported, ship's unusual movements outside China’s Yangtai

Newly christened North Korean ship visits Chinese ports in first known voyage
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 27, 2022
North Korea appears to partially lift COVID-19 lockdowns in regional cities

North Korea appears to partially lift COVID-19 lockdowns in regional cities

News broadcasts show people walking and vehicles driving, even as state media continues to push restrictions

North Korea appears to partially lift COVID-19 lockdowns in regional cities
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 27, 2022
Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion

Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion

South Korean president’s call for enhancing security posture follows DPRK’s revision of front-line military plans

Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 27, 2022
US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea

US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea

Experts say exception for Korean Peninsula in new policy is because landmines vital to maintaining military balance

US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 27, 2022
UK’s Rwanda plan will deter North Korean defectors from seeking asylum, NGO says

UK’s Rwanda plan will deter North Korean defectors from seeking asylum, NGO says

Expert tells NK News that deal to fly asylum seekers to African country will increase scrutiny on DPRK refugees

UK’s Rwanda plan will deter North Korean defectors from seeking asylum, NGO says
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 24, 2022
North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday

North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday

State media celebrates ‘Day of Anti-US Struggle’ for first time in 5 years, signaling shift in policy toward Washington

North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 24, 2022
North Korea adopts ‘major military action plan’ for units facing South Korea

North Korea adopts ‘major military action plan’ for units facing South Korea

Experts point to possibility of tactical nuke policy shift as Kim Jong Un wraps up three-day military meeting

North Korea adopts ‘major military action plan’ for units facing South Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 24, 2022
New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source

New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source

Phillip Goldberg, who is scheduled to land on July 10, has stressed need to push for North Korea’s denuclearization

New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 24, 2022
Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief

Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief

New head of South Korea’s arms procurement agency says national security situation unstable despite defense budget spike

Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 23, 2022
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