January 25, 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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Only 12 North Korean defectors reached the South between April and June: MOU

Figures are the lowest since records began in 2003, likely linked to COVID-19 border closures

Jeongmin Kim July 1, 2020

North Korea has now tested 922 people for COVID-19: World Health Organization

255 DPRK nationals remain under quarantine, official tells NK News

Jeongmin Kim June 30, 2020

North Korea likely no longer ready to give up nukes: South Korean gov’t adviser

Pyongyang now "pessimistic" about Washington's intensions, Moon Chung-in tells media

Jeongmin Kim June 26, 2020

90% of South Koreans believe North won’t surrender nuclear weapons, survey says

South Koreans are losing trust in Kim Jong Un, but still largely support engagement with North Korea: KINU report

Jeongmin Kim June 26, 2020

North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary

5500-word report by DPRK foreign ministry says U.S. has left it no choice but to counter "nuclear with nuclear"

Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020

70 years since the Korean War, thousands still waiting to reunite with families

Advocate for separated families says the matter should be discussed "regardless of political situation"

Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020

Preparations underway for October mass games, North Korean media says

Despite gearing up for the games, the DPRK will likely keep up its ban on foreign tourists, one tour company said

Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020

North Korea could reverse suspension of military action against South: official

Kim Yong Chol condemns remarks by South Korean defense minister, calls for "mutual efforts" to reduce tensions

Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham June 24, 2020

North Korea purges anti-South propaganda from official websites as tensions ease

Move follows Kim Jong Un's order to suspend military plans against South Korea

Jeongmin Kim June 24, 2020

Defector group likely failed to send leaflets into North Korea, South says

FFNK also may have spread false information about the number of balloons they have used, and items they carried: MOU

Jeongmin Kim June 23, 2020
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