January 25, 2021

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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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Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea

Aid group’s work expected to focus on DPRK’s water supplies and drinking water access

Jacob Fromer October 17, 2019

U.S. is “here to engage” with North Korea: senior State Dept. official

Assistant Sec. State David Stilwell told Senators that U.S. is on “better track now” than in the past

Jacob Fromer October 16, 2019

Kim Jong Un scales politically-symbolic Mount Paektu on horseback: state media

KCNA hails visit as being of "weighty importance" for the country

Jacob Fromer | Oliver Hotham October 15, 2019

Leader of SPA to meet with head of Russian Senate in Moscow next week: TASS

Announcement comes one day after Seoul’s parliament speaker asks head of Russian Senate for help on nuclear issue

Jacob Fromer October 15, 2019

U.S. ambassador to South Korea implies North to blame for no deal in Stockholm

Harry Harris’s comments come as two sides remain stuck in deadlock over sanctions relief, denuclearization

Jacob Fromer October 14, 2019

North Korea signs on to global intellectual property treaty: WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization treaty covers local export products

Jacob Fromer October 10, 2019

Top South Korean nuclear envoy arrives in Washington to meet with Biegun

Allies expected to discuss next steps after Stockholm talks ended without a deal

Jacob Fromer October 7, 2019

U.S. rejects North Korean claims that working-level talks fell apart

State Department insists "good discussions" took place during this weekend's negotiatons

Jacob Fromer October 5, 2019

U.S.-DPRK working-level talks appear to begin after Biegun arrives in Stockholm

Diplomats expected to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear program and sanctions relief

Jacob Fromer October 4, 2019

Trump says talks with DPRK coming soon, refrains from commenting on recent test

North Koreans "want to talk," U.S. President tells reporters

Jacob Fromer October 3, 2019