February 25, 2024

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

North Korea keeps door shut to aid groups despite opening for Russian tourists

North Korea keeps door shut to aid groups despite opening for Russian tourists

UNICEF and Red Cross say they don’t yet known when they can return but are pushing to deliver much-needed assistance

North Korea keeps door shut to aid groups despite opening for Russian tourists
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 23, 2024
North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports

North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports

Expert says record number of exchanges in February point to preparations for Putin visit to Pyongyang later this year

North Korea sends more delegations to Russia, focusing on IT and sports
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin February 23, 2024
US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief

US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief

Shin Won-sik says US would give up ‘global leadership’ by doing so, amid concerns about possible second Trump term

US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 23, 2024
A dubious history undergirds claims that North Korea has resolved to go to war

A dubious history undergirds claims that North Korea has resolved to go to war

Narrative that US failed to respond to DPRK efforts to normalize ties distorts the picture of Kim Jong Un’s intentions

A dubious history undergirds claims that North Korea has resolved to go to war
Rob York
Rob York February 23, 2024
North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report
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North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report

Campaign compromising government software shows DPRK not above ‘red on red’ attacks on close partner, researchers say

North Korea targets Russian foreign ministry with data-stealing malware: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 22, 2024
State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
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State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war

An in-depth analysis of spy flight complaints, criticism of US over Gaza, the Day of the Shining Star and more

State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung February 22, 2024
Cuba’s move to establish ties with Seoul betrays North Korea’s economic weakness

Cuba’s move to establish ties with Seoul betrays North Korea’s economic weakness

Pyongyang is likely fuming over perceived disloyalty of longtime ally, but bilateral ties have been marginal for years

Cuba’s move to establish ties with Seoul betrays North Korea’s economic weakness
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young February 22, 2024
Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city

Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city

Unification ministry says defectors testified about Korean War graves, a finding that could support remains recovery

Seoul confirms existence of mass burial site for UN forces in North Korean city
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park February 21, 2024
What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330
Podcast

What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330

Researcher Martin Weiser discusses his work tracking North Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’s daughter and more

What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News February 21, 2024
North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report

North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report

Researchers find DPRK also used smuggling networks to source missile components from Europe and Asia

North Korea used US parts in ballistic missile Russia fired at Ukraine: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin February 21, 2024
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