July 10, 2020

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Missed diplomatic opportunity? South Korea's unilateral North Korea sanctions

Seoul's "May 24" measures remain in place, despite Moon's efforts to improve ties

Chad O'Carroll July 10, 2020

U.S. "hopeful" about prospects for talks with North Korea, Pompeo says

Remarks come during regional tour by Deputy Secretary of State Biegun

Terrence Matsuo July 9, 2020

North Korean leader's sister rules out another "useless" summit with U.S.

Kim Yo Jong hails good relations between Kim and Trump, but says change in U.S. attitude required

Colin Zwirko July 9, 2020

U.S. committed to renewed diplomacy with North Korea, envoy says

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun met with Seoul's new director of national security at the Blue House this week

Jeongmin Kim July 9, 2020

U.S., Japanese officials due to talk North Korea, other regional issues in Tokyo

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s visit follows meetings in Seoul with South Korean counterparts

Terrence Matsuo July 8, 2020
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Six months since border closures, fears of COVID-19 mount in North Korea

Analysis suggests that the DPRK is likely trying to minimize the spread of existing outbreaks

Chad O'Carroll July 8, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea imported more Russian horses amid new work on elite equestrian parks

30 horses sent during construction on mansion-complex's new track, harkening back to Kim's 2019 ride up "holy" mountain

"Becoming Kim Jong Un": a former CIA officer's limited insights into North Korea

A new book offers interesting insights, but falls flat in explaining a better way to deal with the enigmatic regime

Glyn Ford July 8, 2020

In Seoul, U.S. envoy says no plans to meet with North Korean counterparts

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun says he does not take directions from DPRK vice foreign minister

Jeongmin Kim July 8, 2020

What the re-emergence of Kim Yong Chol could mean for North Korean policymaking

Given the hardline official's past provocations, putting him back in play offers hints at Kim Jong Un's thinking

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