August 10, 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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If North Korea needs coronavirus help, "we'll give them help," Trump says

Pyongyang denies having any COVID-19 infections, but Trump says North Korea is "going through something"

Jacob Fromer March 23, 2020

North Korea says Trump wrote to Kim Jong Un, offered help on coronavirus

Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, warns that "excellent" personal relations don't mean US-DPRK relations are good

Jacob Fromer March 21, 2020

North Korea launches two short-range missiles into East Sea, South Korea says

Likely missile test is Pyongyang's third this month

Jacob Fromer March 20, 2020

U.S. offered to help North Korea fight coronavirus pandemic, Pompeo says

"It’s the right thing to do in a time of crisis," Pompeo says, though nature of State Dept's outreach to DPRK is unclear

Jacob Fromer March 19, 2020

Following Brexit, North Korean embassy in Germany now running relations with EU

"Last minute" move comes amid broader reshuffle in DPRK foreign ministry

Jacob Fromer | Oliver Hotham March 19, 2020

North Korean missile activity unaffected by global COVID-19 fears: U.S. official

"Day-to-day operations" in DPRK continue as normal, Admiral Charles A. Richard tells journalist

Jacob Fromer March 17, 2020

U.S. "fairly certain" coronavirus has already spread to North Korea: Abrams

Pyongyang has not reported any cases of COVID-19 in the DPRK so far

Jacob Fromer March 13, 2020

North Korea may be ready with "even more capable" ICBM: Pentagon official

Hearing on U.S. missile defense budget follows North Korea's recent missile tests

Jacob Fromer March 12, 2020

State Department condemns North Korea's "significant" human rights abuses

State Department report follows UN condemnation of human rights abuses in DPRK

Jacob Fromer March 11, 2020

North Korean government may be guilty of crimes against humanity: UN official

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights "seeking to identify those most responsible" for abuses against DPRK prisoners

Jacob Fromer March 10, 2020
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