November 21, 2019

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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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DOD hopes to return to North Korea, resume search for U.S. remains next spring

DPAA making “overtures” to return in 2020 but North Korean Army has yet to agree, spokesperson tells NK News

Jacob Fromer October 29, 2019

North Korea ranks third-to-last in new global health security index

DPRK’s preparedness for a disease outbreak ranks among worst in the world, study says

Jacob Fromer October 28, 2019

DOD has identified remains of 41 soldiers returned from DPRK last year: report

Despite public commitment by Trump and Kim, repatriations of Korean War veterans’ remains have stopped since July 2018

Jacob Fromer October 25, 2019

Kim Jong Un visits nearly-completed Yangdok County Hot Spring Resort: KCNA

DPRK leader says new tourist site stands in "striking contrast" to Mt. Kumgang facilities

Jacob Fromer | Oliver Hotham October 24, 2019

U.S., China will work in "spirit of engagement” on DPRK denuclearization: Pence

Vice President's remarks are latest signal between U.S. and North Korea amid stalled negotiations

Jacob Fromer October 24, 2019

North Korea may become "more isolated" without a deal with U.S., UN envoy warns

In his first DC visit, Tomás Ojea Quintana talks sanctions, peace, and the role of human rights in a long-term deal

Jacob Fromer October 24, 2019

North Korean foreign ministry official praises "special" Kim-Trump relationship

In statement, Kim Kye Gwan blames "Washington political circles" for lack of progress in diplomacy

Jacob Fromer October 23, 2019

UN Population Fund wins sanctions exemptions to bring two cars into North Korea

Exemptions are second this month granted by the UN Security Council

Jacob Fromer October 23, 2019

Kim Jong Un visits Mt. Kumgang, denounces former joint project with South: KCNA

DPRK leader orders major renovation of former landmark inter-Korean project

Jacob Fromer October 22, 2019

Wise Honest handed over to U.S. authorities in new judgment of forfeiture: DOJ

Treasury Department ordered by court to dispose of the sanctions-evading ship

Jacob Fromer October 21, 2019