July 30, 2021

Foreign Relations

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North Korea withdraws from 2022 Asian Cup soccer tournaments

North Korea withdraws from 2022 Asian Cup soccer tournaments

U23 and women's teams will not participate in qualifiers set to begin later this year, Asian Football Confederation says

North Korea withdraws from 2022 Asian Cup soccer tournaments
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 29, 2021
Kim Jong Un makes rare visit to Chinese friendship monument on war anniversary

Kim Jong Un makes rare visit to Chinese friendship monument on war anniversary

North Korean leader thanks China for war aid, as former top military official reappears at his side despite demotion

Kim Jong Un makes rare visit to Chinese friendship monument on war anniversary
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 28, 2021
In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone
COLUMN

In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone

A Japanese diplomat’s vulgar metaphor pinpoints an awkward truth: South Korean diplomacy is painfully one-sided

In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter July 28, 2021
Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines

Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines

In separate statements, the two countries voice support for Seoul-Pyongyang dialogue, improving ties

Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 27, 2021
Kim Jong Un compares COVID-19 ‘hardships’ to Korean War at veterans conference

Kim Jong Un compares COVID-19 ‘hardships’ to Korean War at veterans conference

Fireworks and speech by North Korean leader mark first-ever outdoor national conference of war veterans

Kim Jong Un compares COVID-19 ‘hardships’ to Korean War at veterans conference
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2021
Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means
NK PRO

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means

Dormant inter-Korean diplomacy will increase in intensity, but scheduled USFK drills could pose a hurdle for Seoul

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means
Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year

Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year

Seoul may be preparing new push for lasting inter-Korean reconciliation, but some experts say progress hinges on U.S.

Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung July 27, 2021
Front row at the Korean War armistice talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 193

Front row at the Korean War armistice talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 193

Korean War veteran Richard Underwood discusses his experience interpreting at the Kaesong peace talks to end hostilities

Front row at the Korean War armistice talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 193
NK News
NK News July 27, 2021
US-China coordination on North Korea may be long way off, experts say

US-China coordination on North Korea may be long way off, experts say

“Stalemate” underscores perception gap between China and the U.S. on North Korea issues

US-China coordination on North Korea may be long way off, experts say
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 27, 2021
Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang

Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang

Phone line apparently restored after North Korea said it severed all inter-Korean communication lines last year

Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung July 26, 2021
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