January 28, 2023

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News and Editorial Director at KOREA PRO, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean relations and North and South Korean foreign and military affairs. Kim has covered the 2022 ROK presidential election on the ground, and prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency’s Seoul bureau. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

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Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine

Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine

Statement by North Korean leader’s sister comes week after White House presented evidence of DPRK arms sales to Russia

Kim Yo Jong says US putting Europe in danger by providing tanks to Ukraine
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 28, 2023
Seoul to expand access to North Korean media at info centers this year

Seoul to expand access to North Korean media at info centers this year

In report to president, unification ministry also announces it will update 30-year-old unification framework

Seoul to expand access to North Korean media at info centers this year
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 27, 2023
Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds

Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds

Joint Chiefs of Staff says personnel misjudged seriousness of threat and did not promptly alert other units of intrusion

Communication failure derailed response to North Korean drones, JCS finds
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 26, 2023
South Korea inks deal to develop drones after North Korea’s UAV intrusion

South Korea inks deal to develop drones after North Korea’s UAV intrusion

Korea Aerospace Industries and Northrup Grumman agreed to cooperate on new unmanned aerial vehicles for ROK navy

South Korea inks deal to develop drones after North Korea’s UAV intrusion
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 20, 2023
US should not ‘condone’ Seoul acquiring nukes to deter North Korea: Think tank

US should not ‘condone’ Seoul acquiring nukes to deter North Korea: Think tank

CSIS says Washington should address South Korean concerns about extended deterrence through other policy steps

US should not ‘condone’ Seoul acquiring nukes to deter North Korea: Think tank
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 19, 2023
Everything that will happen if Seoul suspends 2018 inter-Korean military deal
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Everything that will happen if Seoul suspends 2018 inter-Korean military deal

Yoon Suk-yeol ordered officials to review ending deal, a move that would raise risk of border clashes with North Korea

Everything that will happen if Seoul suspends 2018 inter-Korean military deal
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 17, 2023
FULL TEXT: Yoon Suk-yeol’s remarks on South Korea acquiring nuclear arms
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FULL TEXT: Yoon Suk-yeol’s remarks on South Korea acquiring nuclear arms

NK Pro has translated key parts of ROK president’s controversial comments about defending against North Korean threats

FULL TEXT: Yoon Suk-yeol’s remarks on South Korea acquiring nuclear arms
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 13, 2023
Yoon says Seoul could rapidly acquire nukes if North Korean threats increase

Yoon says Seoul could rapidly acquire nukes if North Korean threats increase

Remarks likely seek to pressure US to strengthen nuclear umbrella amid concerns about alliances’ defenses, experts say

Yoon says Seoul could rapidly acquire nukes if North Korean threats increase
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 12, 2023
US nuke delivery systems to play big role in joint drills with ROK: Yoon

US nuke delivery systems to play big role in joint drills with ROK: Yoon

President repeats Seoul’s desire to have say in extended deterrence as Seoul announces slew of exercises in 2023

US nuke delivery systems to play big role in joint drills with ROK: Yoon
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 11, 2023
Activist says he will send drones into North Korea carrying anti-regime leaflets

Activist says he will send drones into North Korea carrying anti-regime leaflets

Park Sang-hak tells NK News drones are on ‘standby,’ weeks after DPRK’s unmanned aerial vehicle breached Seoul airspace

Activist says he will send drones into North Korea carrying anti-regime leaflets
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 10, 2023
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