February 23, 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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U.S. blacklists two companies for North Korean overseas labor sanctions breaches

New Treasury designations come as China, Russia, South Korea call for various levels of sanctions relief for DPRK

Jacob Fromer January 14, 2020

Top U.S., South Korean envoys to talk North Korea in Washington this week

Meeting between Stephen Biegun and Lee Do-hoon comes as North rejects overtures from both countries

Jacob Fromer January 14, 2020

Alliances with South Korea, Japan are two of America's strongest: Trump

President Trump "briefly" met with national security officials from Seoul and Tokyo amid ongoing stalemate with DPRK

Jacob Fromer January 9, 2020

North Korea seeks scrap tires, $500,000 in foreign investment for rubber plant

Request for outside funding comes despite UN ban on joint ventures with DPRK companies

Jacob Fromer January 8, 2020

U.S. remains "hopeful" about North Korean denuclearization, Pompeo insists

Secretary of State says Washington still open to talks with Pyongyang

Jacob Fromer January 7, 2020

Inter-Korean relations "frozen" because of U.S. sanctions, top Moon advisor says

Moon Chung-in, top advisor to ROK President, warns that Seoul is facing a "dilemma" over lack of U.S. progress with DPRK

Jacob Fromer January 6, 2020

As U.S.-Iran conflict grows, North Korea's denuclearization odds may shrink

DPRK will likely see U.S. attack on top Iranian general as sign that nuclear weapons are necessary, experts tell NK News

Jacob Fromer January 3, 2020

U.S. “ready to fight tonight,” but diplomacy still the best path forward: Esper

Defense Secretary’s comments follow Kim Jong Un’s assertion that DPRK has no plans to abandon nuclear weapons

Jacob Fromer January 2, 2020

Biegun, Lee Do-hoon talk after North Korea's party plenum ends: State Dept.

U.S. and South Korean envoys to DPRK discussed Kim Jong Un's party plenum remarks, according to Yonhap

Jacob Fromer January 1, 2020

Sanctions relief for North Korea still "premature": State Department

On last day of 2019, U.S. position on North Korea sanctions appears unchanged

Jacob Fromer December 31, 2019
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