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. "hopeful" about North Korea peace, but still watching them closely: Pompeo

Secretary of State's comments come with less than 48 hours left before Kim Jong Un's year-end deadline for talks

Jacob Fromer December 30, 2019

Prosperity or pariah? It's Kim Jong Un's choice, National Security Advisor says

Robert O'Brien says U.S. will "demonstrate disappointment" if North Korea tests nuclear weapon or long-range missile

Jacob Fromer December 29, 2019

As sanctions kick in, Poland says its North Korean workers have all gone home

Report from Warsaw to UN came as sanctions were set to take effect requiring all countries to repatriate DPRK workers

Jacob Fromer December 26, 2019

Trump approves at least $4 million for promoting human rights in North Korea

New funding was included in massive appropriations legislation that the president signed into law last Friday

Jacob Fromer December 25, 2019

Trump says North Korea may send a "beautiful vase" for Christmas, not a missile

President's remarks come as many in Washington brace for Pyongyang's threatened "Christmas gift" in final days of year

Jacob Fromer December 24, 2019

As Kim Jong Un’s year-end deadline nears, the stalemate continues

Still no deal in sight as Washington waits for North Korea’s next move

Jacob Fromer December 23, 2019

Trump to sign new North Korea sanctions into law on Friday

New, expanded sanctions on DPRK are included in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act

Jacob Fromer December 20, 2019

North Korea envoy Stephen Biegun confirmed as Deputy Secretary of State

Biegun will have to balance new role with his responsibilities as U.S. special representative for North Korea

Jacob Fromer December 19, 2019

North Korean ambassador condemns annual UN resolution on human rights

Resolution denounced as a product of "hostile forces that obsess with inveterate hatred against us"

Jacob Fromer December 19, 2019

"We'll take care of it," Trump says about North Korean nuclear program

President Trump tells reporters U.S. is watching North Korea's moves "very closely"

Jacob Fromer December 16, 2019
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