May 17, 2021

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Kelly Kasulis

Kelly Kasulis is the Managing Editor of NK News, based in Seoul. She previously covered North and South Korea for Public Radio International, Al Jazeera English, Bloomberg Industry, Mic and many others. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kasulisk.

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North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays

North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays

North Korea is expecting 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, but faces ongoing delays amid a surge of cases in India

North Korea claims zero confirmed COVID-19 cases while facing vaccine delays
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 9, 2021
US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week

US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week

Officials will meet in Washington and discuss the transfer of wartime operational control

US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 7, 2021
South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week

South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week

Drills will cover wartime invasion scenarios, weapons of mass destructions and non-conventional threats like COVID-19

South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 7, 2021
Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension

Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension

Unification minister says Pyongyang will closely watch Moon-Biden summit this month before making any moves

Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 6, 2021
Moon and Biden to meet on May 21 for first in-person presidential meeting

Moon and Biden to meet on May 21 for first in-person presidential meeting

The two presidents are expected to showboat their "iron-clad alliance" and might discuss North Korea issues

Moon and Biden to meet on May 21 for first in-person presidential meeting
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 29, 2021
US ridicules North Korean shoot-to-kill orders and human rights abuses

US ridicules North Korean shoot-to-kill orders and human rights abuses

"The civilized world has no place for such brutality," US State Department spokesperson says

US ridicules North Korean shoot-to-kill orders and human rights abuses
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 28, 2021
North Korea again claims zero COVID-19 cases after testing roughly 24,500 people

North Korea again claims zero COVID-19 cases after testing roughly 24,500 people

The DPRK self-reports its testing numbers to the World Health Organization

North Korea again claims zero COVID-19 cases after testing roughly 24,500 people
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 26, 2021
US and Japan vow to work on North Korea denuclearization at Washington summit

US and Japan vow to work on North Korea denuclearization at Washington summit

President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga also agreed to work on other “shared security” issues.

US and Japan vow to work on North Korea denuclearization at Washington summit
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 16, 2021
Senate confirms former North Korea negotiator as deputy secretary of state

Senate confirms former North Korea negotiator as deputy secretary of state

Wendy R. Sherman is a foreign policy veteran and previously traveled to Pyongyang to meet former DPRK leader Kim Jong Il

Senate confirms former North Korea negotiator as deputy secretary of state
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 13, 2021
North Korea reports zero confirmed COVID-19 cases after testing 21,663 people

North Korea reports zero confirmed COVID-19 cases after testing 21,663 people

The DPRK has tested 43,052 samples in total as of March 18, according to a new WHO report

North Korea reports zero confirmed COVID-19 cases after testing 21,663 people
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis April 1, 2021
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