June 03, 2020

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

U.S. indicts 28 North Koreans for role in $2.5 billion money laundering plot

DPRK established network of covert bank branches around world to funnel money back home, Department of Justice says

Jacob Fromer May 28, 2020

Why supporting de facto Chinese rule of North Korea would be a huge mistake

Allowing heavy Beijing intervention would exacerbate rather than resolve underlying tensions on the Korean peninsula

Wang Son-taek May 28, 2020

Russia issues three more indictments against North Korean fishermen

DPRK nationals are accused of attacking border patrol agent while illegally fishing in Russian waters last September

Jacob Fromer May 27, 2020

UK embassy in Pyongyang closes, resident diplomats evacuated from North Korea

Move reportedly linked to DPRK government's coronavirus-prevention measures

South Korea to provide $4.9 million in sustainable development aid to the North

First payment of $720,000 set to be sent this year via UN commission

Jeongmin Kim May 27, 2020

Why promises of a "great economy" won't induce North Korea's denuclearization

Pyongyang cares much more about self-preservation than it does about prosperity

Dan DePetris May 27, 2020

Starlink: an uncensored internet solution for North Korea?

Elon Musk's hotly-anticipated satellite net service could prove a game-changer for tech-savvy North Koreans, experts say

Mozambique denies North Korea sanctions violations, defends medical cooperation

Almost 100 DPRK doctors remain in country, Maputo says in first UN sanctions report, though all agreements suspended

Colin Zwirko May 26, 2020

U.S. could build trust with North Korea by following South's lead: Brooks

In interview with NK News podcast, former USFK chief suggests U.S. take a more conciliatory approach in talks with DPRK

Oliver Hotham May 25, 2020

The U.S.-ROK alliance in the "fire and fury" era - NKNews Podcast Ep.130

General Vincent Brooks discusses his command of USFK during a period of heightened tensions and summit diplomacy

NK News May 25, 2020