October 02, 2022

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Chaewon Chung

Chaewon Chung covers U.S., Chinese, and Japanese politics and national security in relation to North Korea. She previously worked at Coda Story covering disinformation and technology with a focus on the East Asia.

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North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities

North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities

At UN, DPRK diplomat calls it hypocritical to criticize its weapons tests but not those of US, South Korea

North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 5, 2021
North Korean diplomat calls for dismantling ‘illegally established’ UN Command

North Korean diplomat calls for dismantling ‘illegally established’ UN Command

DPRK’s ambassador to UN accuses multilateral military force of only serving US goals in the Asia-Pacific

North Korean diplomat calls for dismantling ‘illegally established’ UN Command
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 4, 2021
China urges US to acknowledge North Korea’s ‘denuclearization measures’

China urges US to acknowledge North Korea’s ‘denuclearization measures’

Beijing says DPRK’s ‘legitimate concerns’ have not been addressed and calls on US to engage Pyongyang diplomatically

China urges US to acknowledge North Korea’s ‘denuclearization measures’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 3, 2021
North Korean ambassador to UK attends UN climate conference in Glasgow

North Korean ambassador to UK attends UN climate conference in Glasgow

Choe Il was present at COP26 for South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s speech on inter-Korean forestry cooperation

North Korean ambassador to UK attends UN climate conference in Glasgow
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 2, 2021
US, ROK hint at disagreements on ending Korean War after top diplomats meet

US, ROK hint at disagreements on ending Korean War after top diplomats meet

The two allies’ views on end-of-war declaration reflect different ideas on how best to engage North Korea, expert says

US, ROK hint at disagreements on ending Korean War after top diplomats meet
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 31, 2021
Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea

Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea

The routine activity is focused on countering DPRK’s evolving sanctions evasion methods, expert says

Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 29, 2021
North Korea rails against UN special rapporteur for criticizing COVID controls

North Korea rails against UN special rapporteur for criticizing COVID controls

Defense of strict border measures comes after Tomás Ojea Quintana raised alarm over DPRK’s isolation and food shortages

North Korea rails against UN special rapporteur for criticizing COVID controls
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 27, 2021
Washington ‘not aware’ of plans to engage with North Korean diplomats at COP26

Washington ‘not aware’ of plans to engage with North Korean diplomats at COP26

US claimed similar position ahead of ASEAN forum in August before directly addressing DPRK delegation there

Washington ‘not aware’ of plans to engage with North Korean diplomats at COP26
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 26, 2021
Canadians to privately sponsor North Korean refugees under new program

Canadians to privately sponsor North Korean refugees under new program

Five defector families will resettle in Canada through partnership between human rights group and Canadian government

Canadians to privately sponsor North Korean refugees under new program
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 26, 2021
‘Reckless interference’ in Taiwan could target North Korea, Pyongyang warns

‘Reckless interference’ in Taiwan could target North Korea, Pyongyang warns

DPRK signals support for Beijing following the US president’s pledge to defend Taiwan against China

‘Reckless interference’ in Taiwan could target North Korea, Pyongyang warns
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 22, 2021
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