June 20, 2021

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. She previously worked for the CSIS Korea Chair and in the Seoul bureau of Reuters news agency. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

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Another US official handling North Korea issues to visit Seoul this weekend

Another US official handling North Korea issues to visit Seoul this weekend

Jung Pak, a deputy representative for North Korea, will visit on Saturday alongside Special Representative Sung Kim

Another US official handling North Korea issues to visit Seoul this weekend
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 18, 2021
Top US official on North Korea policy to visit Seoul June 19 to 23

Top US official on North Korea policy to visit Seoul June 19 to 23

In first trip to South Korea since U.S.-ROK summit in May, Sung Kim set to discuss denuclearization and alliance issues

Top US official on North Korea policy to visit Seoul June 19 to 23
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 17, 2021
Sanctions important for denuclearizing DPRK, says US nominee for top Asia post

Sanctions important for denuclearizing DPRK, says US nominee for top Asia post

Daniel Kritenbrink poised to lead the State Department’s East Asian and Pacific affairs bureau

Sanctions important for denuclearizing DPRK, says US nominee for top Asia post
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 16, 2021
NATO calls for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of DPRK

NATO calls for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of DPRK

Latest statement stands in contrast to earlier language used by Seoul, Washington, G7

NATO calls for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of DPRK
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 15, 2021
US pledges Pfizer vaccines to low-income economies, including North Korea

US pledges Pfizer vaccines to low-income economies, including North Korea

500 million vaccine doses to be procured for donation, though unclear whether North Korea will accept the overture

US pledges Pfizer vaccines to low-income economies, including North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 15, 2021
After 29,615 tested, North Korea says it’s still COVID-free

After 29,615 tested, North Korea says it’s still COVID-free

Self-reported data to the WHO continues record streak while no apparent progress made on vaccine deliveries to DPRK

After 29,615 tested, North Korea says it’s still COVID-free
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 14, 2021
South Korea willing to provide COVID vaccines to North Korea, says Moon Jae-in

South Korea willing to provide COVID vaccines to North Korea, says Moon Jae-in

Moon says Seoul willing to push forward with the aid if Pyongyang agrees

South Korea willing to provide COVID vaccines to North Korea, says Moon Jae-in
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 14, 2021
FULL TEXT: North Korea’s Workers’ Party rule book
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FULL TEXT: North Korea’s Workers’ Party rule book

New revisions may provide hints at the direction Kim Jong Un is taking the country

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s Workers’ Party rule book
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 14, 2021
Kim Jong Un stresses national defense in meeting with top military officials

Kim Jong Un stresses national defense in meeting with top military officials

State media reports meeting was required due to ‘fast-changing' situation around Korean Peninsula

Kim Jong Un stresses national defense in meeting with top military officials
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2021
Expert roundup: Is North Korea trying to look ‘normal’ through new Party rules?

Expert roundup: Is North Korea trying to look ‘normal’ through new Party rules?

Experts weigh in on meaning of first secretary position, views on unification and erasure of Kim family names

Expert roundup: Is North Korea trying to look ‘normal’ through new Party rules?
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2021
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