Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 to April 30
April 2021 marked the three-year anniversary of the Panmunjom Declaration, signed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a more hopeful time for diplomacy.
Earlier this month, North Korea announced that it will not attend the Tokyo Olympics this summer due to COVID-19 concerns, squashing Seoul’s hopes to use it as a platform for renewed talks amid an ongoing diplomatic standstill.
Meanwhile in Pyongyang, Kim Jong Un told the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea to brace of hardship, referencing the deadly 1990s “Arduous March” famine in the process
- 01North Korea is stronger and more resilient than US policymakers think
- 02It’s time for rhetoric to reflect reality: North Korea sanctions don’t work
- 03Full text: Speech marks South Korean President Moon’s fourth year in office
- 04No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’
- 05Why South Korea’s Democrats are still the best of a bad bunch for North Korea
- 06Kim Jong Un’s battle with teen spirit, foreign media and bureaucracy goes public
- 07The US policy review is finished, but it’s same old, same old to North Korea
- 08Why South Korea can’t stop — and won’t stop — its North Korea outreach