January 29, 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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South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

Seoul says it ‘will not aid’ weapons to Ukraine, while Pyongyang has said it has no present ‘arms dealings’ with Russia

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 11, 2022
North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

Latest launch comes as South Korea continues defense exercises that state media uses to justify weapons tests

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

Recovered debris shows DPRK projectile launched across maritime border is similar to Russian weapons in use in Ukraine

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul

Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul

Defense minister’s comments come after DPRK launched at least 33 missiles last week in protest of US-ROK air exercises

Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 8, 2022
South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea

South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea

The remnant of a short-range missile fired last week may provide key insights into DPRK weapons development

South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 7, 2022
North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end

North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end

Latest launch comes as US B-1B strategic bombers join final day of Vigilant Storm exercises, according to ROK military

North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy November 5, 2022
South Korea seeks to fish up North Korean missile from waters off east coast

South Korea seeks to fish up North Korean missile from waters off east coast

Reports suggest remnants are more than kilometer underwater, complicating effort to gather intelligence on DPRK weapons

South Korea seeks to fish up North Korean missile from waters off east coast
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 4, 2022
ROK military to conduct more drills to prepare for North Korean nuclear threats

ROK military to conduct more drills to prepare for North Korean nuclear threats

Computer-simulated Taeguk exercises will start Monday following unprecedented week of DPRK missile launches

ROK military to conduct more drills to prepare for North Korean nuclear threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 4, 2022
North Korea launches ballistic missiles after slamming US-ROK joint drills

North Korea launches ballistic missiles after slamming US-ROK joint drills

DPRK warns that extending Vigilant Storm an ‘irreversible’ mistake that pushes situation to ‘uncontrollable’ state

North Korea launches ballistic missiles after slamming US-ROK joint drills
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 3, 2022
Exploding missiles: South Korean interceptor fails shortly after launch

Exploding missiles: South Korean interceptor fails shortly after launch

North Korean ICBM also fails over East Sea amid volley of missile launches from both Koreas this week

Exploding missiles: South Korean interceptor fails shortly after launch
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 3, 2022
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