February 27, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.

News

Russia delivers 2000 tons of wheat to North Korea via the WFP: Russian embassy

Delivery comes as Moscow plans possible delivery of 50,000 tons of wheat

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 3, 2019
News

Kim Jong Un vows to boost economic, military exchanges with Vietnam: KCNA

DPRK leader has also invited Vietnamese leader to Pyongyang, President’s office says

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 1, 2019
News

Top North Korean officials toured Vietnamese military-run telecom company: VNA

Amid a U.S.-DPRK summit, delegation also visited Agriculture Science Institute

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 1, 2019
News

U.S., North Korea “deepen mutual respect and trust” in Hanoi summit: KCNA

State media highlights denuclearization goal, says two sides will "continue productive dialogues"

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 28, 2019
News

Kim-Trump summit expected to end the “evil cycle of confrontation”: KCNA

Two leaders held “candid and honest dialogue” on Wednesday, state media reports

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 27, 2019
News

North Korean officials tour car factory in Hai Phong ahead of Kim-Trump meeting

Delegation led by Ri Su Yong also shown video of local economic development on ferry ride to factory

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 27, 2019
News

Kim Jong Un to stay in Vietnam through March 2 for “goodwill visit”: KCNA

State media also reported on Kim’s first day in Hanoi, including DPRK embassy visit

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 26, 2019
News

Trump arrives in Hanoi ahead of second summit with North Korean leader

Second U.S.-DPRK summit set to kick off with dinner meeting Wednesday

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 26, 2019
Analysis

The second Trump-Kim summit: how did we get here?

Relations have improved since Singapore, but real progress may hinge on the two leaders

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 26, 2019
News

WHO, Irish and German NGOs receive sanctions exemptions for aid to N. Korea: UN

Recipient orgs will tackle safe drinking water issues, food shortages in DPRK

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoFebruary 25, 2019