April 09, 2020

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Jacob Fromer

Jacob Fromer is NK News‘s Washington DC correspondent. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate.

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North Korea's "increasingly sophisticated" nuclear program threatens U.S.: DOD

Pentagon cites deterrence against North Korea in its "rationale" for U.S. nuclear arsenal

Jacob Fromer April 7, 2020

Countries must "clarify" sanctions won't block COVID-19 aid to North Korea: EU

Banks remain reluctant to help aid groups, top European Commission official says

Jacob Fromer April 6, 2020

North Korea's claim of no COVID-19 cases "impossible": Abrams

North Korea continues to say it has no infections of the coronavirus within its borders

Jacob Fromer April 2, 2020

"Step up" North Korea sanctions enforcement, U.S. Senators urge Trump

Bipartisan letter accuses Trump administration of doing "little to hold North Korea to account"

Jacob Fromer April 1, 2020

Humanitarian aid to North Korea not subject to sanctions, Pompeo insists

DPRK, other UN member states recently called for sanctions to be lifted amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jacob Fromer March 31, 2020

U.S. has "hope" for more North Korea talks, but sanctions will continue: Pompeo

Secretary of State insists he and President Trump in "lockstep" on DPRK issues following foreign ministry missive

Jacob Fromer March 30, 2020

Swiss aid group granted sanctions exemption for COVID-19 work in North Korea: UN

Exemption is fourth related to coronavirus pandemic, despite DPRK's claims that it has no infections

Jacob Fromer March 27, 2020

U.S. "doing our best" to help North Korea during COVID-19 pandemic: Pompeo

Secretary of State seemed to suggest that the DPRK had not accepted Trump administration's offer of humanitarian aid

Jacob Fromer March 26, 2020

Stay firm on North Korea "pressure" campaign, Pompeo urges G7 foreign ministers

Secretary of State's comments follow Trump's offer of COVID-19 help to DPRK

Jacob Fromer March 25, 2020

Sanctions "impeding" North Korea's COVID-19 efforts, UN human rights chief warns

After accusing Pyongyang of crimes against humanity, statement is UN human rights chief's second on DPRK this month

Jacob Fromer March 24, 2020
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