December 02, 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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US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

Two sides will also conduct assessment next fall for transfer of wartime operational control, defense chiefs say

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 2, 2021
North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit

North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit

Talks in Beijing come amid reports South Korea seeks to discuss end-of-war declaration with China

North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 1, 2021
COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea

COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea

Latest offer brings total doses allocated to DPRK to 6.83 million, though vaccine deliveries have yet to begin

COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 30, 2021
Lee Jae-myung vows to meet Kim Jong Un but rejects Trump’s ‘rosy’ approach

Lee Jae-myung vows to meet Kim Jong Un but rejects Trump’s ‘rosy’ approach

Progressive candidate criticizes focus on ‘big deal’ with North Korea and claims sanctions have not worked as intended

Lee Jae-myung vows to meet Kim Jong Un but rejects Trump’s ‘rosy’ approach
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 25, 2021
Interview: Past US envoy for DPRK says end-of-war declaration a ‘positive step’

Interview: Past US envoy for DPRK says end-of-war declaration a ‘positive step’

Former Amb. Joseph Yun also tells NK News that declaration is unlikely to weaken US military presence on peninsula

Interview: Past US envoy for DPRK says end-of-war declaration a ‘positive step’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 24, 2021
ROK presidential candidates slam North Korea on anniversary of Yeonpyeong attack

ROK presidential candidates slam North Korea on anniversary of Yeonpyeong attack

Yoon Seok-youl and Lee Jae-myung condemn provocation on 11th anniversary of deadly shelling of South Korean island

ROK presidential candidates slam North Korea on anniversary of Yeonpyeong attack
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 23, 2021
Yoon Seok-youl calls DPRK a ‘failed’ state, vows to defend democratic values

Yoon Seok-youl calls DPRK a ‘failed’ state, vows to defend democratic values

Remarks come after his progressive rival earlier rejected inter-Korean ideological competition

Yoon Seok-youl calls DPRK a ‘failed’ state, vows to defend democratic values
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 22, 2021
EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl
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EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl

NK Pro analyzes the conservative presidential candidate’s remarks, with commentary from his top policy adviser

EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 18, 2021
Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party

Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party

Democratic Party blasts presidential candidate after he suggests scrapping 2018 inter-Korean military agreement

Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 18, 2021
Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’

Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’

South Korea's Lee In-young also frames end-of-war declaration as starting point for denuclearization

Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 17, 2021
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