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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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South Korea football association seeks to discipline DPRK after this week’s game

South Korea football association seeks to discipline DPRK after this week’s game

Ban on media and fans from the South forced teams to play key match in empty stadium

South Korea football association seeks to discipline DPRK after this week’s game
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 18, 2019
Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea

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

Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 17, 2019
U.S. is “here to engage” with North Korea: senior State Dept. official

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

U.S. is “here to engage” with North Korea: senior State Dept. official
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 16, 2019
Kim Jong Un scales politically-symbolic Mount Paektu on horseback: state media

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

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

Kim Jong Un scales politically-symbolic Mount Paektu on horseback: state media
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer | Oliver Hotham October 15, 2019
Leader of SPA to meet with head of Russian Senate in Moscow next week: TASS

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

Leader of SPA to meet with head of Russian Senate in Moscow next week: TASS
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 15, 2019
U.S. ambassador to South Korea implies North to blame for no deal in Stockholm

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

U.S. ambassador to South Korea implies North to blame for no deal in Stockholm
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 14, 2019
North Korea signs on to global intellectual property treaty: WIPO

North Korea signs on to global intellectual property treaty: WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization treaty covers local export products

North Korea signs on to global intellectual property treaty: WIPO
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 10, 2019
Top South Korean nuclear envoy arrives in Washington to meet with Biegun

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

Top South Korean nuclear envoy arrives in Washington to meet with Biegun
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 7, 2019
U.S. rejects North Korean claims that working-level talks fell apart

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

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

U.S. rejects North Korean claims that working-level talks fell apart
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 5, 2019
U.S.-DPRK working-level talks appear to begin after Biegun arrives in Stockholm

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

U.S.-DPRK working-level talks appear to begin after Biegun arrives in Stockholm
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 4, 2019