July 07, 2022

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Chaewon Chung

Chaewon Chung is a Seoul correspondent at NK News. Before joining NK News, she covered disinformation and technology with a focus on the Korean Peninsula at Coda Story.

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US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

Twenty fighter jets fly in formation to practice ‘overwhelming response’ to enemy threats, ROK military says

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’
North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

DPRK’s foreign ministry warns ‘anti-DPRK pressure campaign’ will only accelerate its ‘self-defense measures’

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

ROK military says test shows ability to strike the ‘origin of provocation’ following DPRK test of 8 ballistic missiles

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

First known DPRK weapons test in June follows rare joint military training between US and ROK last week

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 5, 2022
US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

Rare naval exercise comes after both sides appear set to expand scope of exercises, redeploy strategic assets in region

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 4, 2022
North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum

North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum

DPRK’s ambassador says no state has right to gainsay its defense policy, citing ongoing Korean War

North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 3, 2022
China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US should consider removing sanctions rather than ‘paying lip service’ to dialogue, Beijing spokesperson says

China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 2, 2022
US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US ambassador to UN says Security Council’s failure to condemn missile tests has invited Pyongyang to ‘test’ its will

US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 1, 2022
France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says

France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says

Philippe Lefort tells NK News that Paris considers humanitarian aid separately from human rights and security concerns

France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 31, 2022
FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea

FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea

Posters describe Alejandro Cao de Benos and Christopher Emms as ‘international flight risk’ following their indictments

FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 31, 2022
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