December 05, 2023

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Just passing through: Sanctioned North Korean vessel uses Japanese port
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Just passing through: Sanctioned North Korean vessel uses Japanese port

In releasing the DPRK flagged ship, Japanese authorities may have broken Japanese law and ignored UN sanctions

Just passing through: Sanctioned North Korean vessel uses Japanese port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 18, 2015
China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

Korean unification would be bonanza not only for Koreans but for all Northeast Asia, academic says

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 18, 2015
Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea

Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea

Tougher measures against Pyongyang now could alienate China, provoke a fourth nuclear test

Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea
Geoffrey Fattig
Geoffrey Fattig March 12, 2015
Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project
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Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project

Gazprom subsidiary to carry out feasibility study on exporting electricity to DPRK

Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 12, 2015
No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline
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No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline

The DPRK took advantage of falling global oil prices in January, buying more gasoline and making savings on diesel

No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 11, 2015
No joke: North Koreans don’t fully understand the ridicule

No joke: North Koreans don’t fully understand the ridicule

Language barriers, propaganda and harsh realities keep barbs from 'The Interview' and 'Team America' from sinking in

No joke: North Koreans don’t fully understand the ridicule
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 10, 2015
Ice Age: Drugs in North Korea

Ice Age: Drugs in North Korea

The narcotics trade spreads, with consequences for the North and for China

Ice Age: Drugs in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy March 9, 2015
‘The Interview’ as anti-North Korean propaganda

‘The Interview’ as anti-North Korean propaganda

As subversive propaganda, attention-grabbing Sony-produced movie flops

‘The Interview’ as anti-North Korean propaganda
Tim Beal
Tim Beal March 9, 2015
Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail
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Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail

Rail network modernization faces challenges, namely lack of clarity from Pyongyang

Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail
Christopher Rivituso March 2, 2015
Is no news good news in North Korea?

Is no news good news in North Korea?

Northerners are blocked from exposure to international news, even in the black market

Is no news good news in North Korea?
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung February 26, 2015