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Leo Byrne

Leo Byrne was the Data and Analytic Director at NK News. Follow him on twitter @LeoPByrne

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Chinese oil exports to North Korea increase in July: data
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Chinese oil exports to North Korea increase in July: data

Exports following a similar pattern to 2018

Chinese oil exports to North Korea increase in July: data
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 16, 2019
U.S. designates three North Korean hacking groups

U.S. designates three North Korean hacking groups

Groups responsible for WannaCry and Bangladesh bank heist sanctioned

U.S. designates three North Korean hacking groups
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 13, 2019
How a new UN sanctions report reveals the limits of Chinese cooperation
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How a new UN sanctions report reveals the limits of Chinese cooperation

Biegun says Beijing working with the U.S., but images suggest DPRK coal smuggling in Chinese waters

How a new UN sanctions report reveals the limits of Chinese cooperation
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 13, 2019
Bolton’s “Libyan model” comments on North Korea were a setback: Trump

Bolton’s “Libyan model” comments on North Korea were a setback: Trump

President says he doesn't blame Kim for not wanting to deal with now-fired national security advisor

Bolton’s “Libyan model” comments on North Korea were a setback: Trump
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 11, 2019
Bolton out as Trump’s National Security Advisor

Bolton out as Trump’s National Security Advisor

Pyongyang has often publicly railed against Bolton's comments

Bolton out as Trump’s National Security Advisor
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 10, 2019
North Korea launches two projectiles from South Pyongan Province

North Korea launches two projectiles from South Pyongan Province

Test is the DPRK's eighth since July 25 and tenth this year

North Korea launches two projectiles from South Pyongan Province
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji | Leo Byrne September 9, 2019
North Korea willing to return to talks with U.S. in late September: MFA

North Korea willing to return to talks with U.S. in late September: MFA

Vice foreign minister Choe Son Hui says Washington must bring new "calculation" to negotiations

North Korea willing to return to talks with U.S. in late September: MFA
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 9, 2019
Kim Jong Un oversees emergency meeting for typhoon preparations

Kim Jong Un oversees emergency meeting for typhoon preparations

Kim says that some officials have an "easy-going" attitude to the inbound storm

Kim Jong Un oversees emergency meeting for typhoon preparations
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 6, 2019
North Korea has “sovereign right to defend itself”: Pompeo

North Korea has “sovereign right to defend itself”: Pompeo

But nuclear weapons "don’t provide the security that the North Koreans believe they do" Pompeo adds

North Korea has “sovereign right to defend itself”: Pompeo
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 6, 2019
Corrected: North Korean Won rising against the Euro since April: data
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Corrected: North Korean Won rising against the Euro since April: data

Drop may be more of a correction for an overvalued Euro

Corrected: North Korean Won rising against the Euro since April: data
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 6, 2019