January 23, 2021

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

North Korean parade likely kicks off in Pyongyang, formation aircraft spotted

Military aircraft spotted releasing fireworks in formation above Pyongyang city

Chad O'Carroll January 14, 2021

Party Congress: What Biden should expect from North Korea going forward

Kim has set North Korea’s course, and the new U.S. president should keep any expectations for diplomacy flexible and low

Markus V. Garlauskas January 14, 2021

‘Top-class idiots’: Why a demoted Kim Yo Jong still has the power to slam Seoul

One day, Kim Yo Jong is demoted. The next, she’s speaking for all of the DPRK as the state’s foreign policy mouthpiece.

Jeongmin Kim January 14, 2021

US Ambassador to South Korea announces the end of his controversial tenure

After two and a half years, Harry Harris will serve his final day as ambassador on Jan. 20

Min Chao Choy January 13, 2021

Party Congress over: Kim Yo Jong insults Seoul and talks military parade rumors

Kim Yo Jong accused South Korea of having "nothing better to do" than watch for a Pyongyang military parade

Kelly Kasulis January 12, 2021

The Eighth Party Congress and the future of North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 165

NK Pro contributing analysts and NK News staff discuss the DPRK economy, WMDs, foreign relations and more

NK News January 12, 2021

New CIA nominee favors back-channel talks with North Korea and Iran nuclear deal

President-elect Joe Biden nominated William “Bill” Burns to head the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

David Volodzko January 11, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Kim Jong Un on his big promotion

Xi vowed to continuously "preserve, consolidate and develop China-DPRK relations," Chinese state media reported

Kelly Kasulis January 11, 2021

‘Meet anytime, anywhere’: Moon answers Kim’s hostile remarks with olive branch

In his New Year's address, South Korean President Moon Jae-in once again pitched more dialogue with the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim January 10, 2021

Party Congress: Kim Jong Un’s weapons wishlist suggests testing campaign ahead

Depending on how the Biden administration responds, North Korea may revert to testing to modernize its military

Ankit Panda January 10, 2021