April 13, 2024

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

When N.Korea ceased to be a ‘people’s democracy’

When N.Korea ceased to be a ‘people’s democracy’

Forget the 'Democratic People's Republic' name, designed to reflect former Soviet supremacy

When N.Korea ceased to be a ‘people’s democracy’
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 10, 2016
How the Korean Wave affects the N.Korea-China borderlands

How the Korean Wave affects the N.Korea-China borderlands

Ethnic Koreans in Yanbian fall increasingly under sway of the South, not their Northern neighbors

How the Korean Wave affects the N.Korea-China borderlands
NK News
NK News February 9, 2016
North Korea goes two years without official crude oil from China
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North Korea goes two years without official crude oil from China

Experts are sceptical China's trade figures tell the whole story, no indications of supply issues in North Korea

North Korea goes two years without official crude oil from China
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 7, 2016
Dandong’s other North Korean workers

Dandong’s other North Korean workers

Exploited industrial workers still have better lives than they would in the North

Dandong’s other North Korean workers
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 4, 2016
For N.Koreans in Dandong, it’s business as unusual

For N.Koreans in Dandong, it’s business as unusual

Chinese border town has gradually but noticeably grown into a hub North Korean business activity

For N.Koreans in Dandong, it’s business as unusual
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 2, 2016
With 4th test, N.Korea demands serious treatment

With 4th test, N.Korea demands serious treatment

U.S., S.Korea must realize there's no political premise under which the North abandons nukes

With 4th test, N.Korea demands serious treatment
How Russia-North Korea relations have recently surprised observers

How Russia-North Korea relations have recently surprised observers

Russian observers note uptick in visits between two countries, preferential business deals

How Russia-North Korea relations have recently surprised observers
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 29, 2016
Will Russia’s Trans-Korean railroad plan ever come to fruition?

Will Russia’s Trans-Korean railroad plan ever come to fruition?

Russian observers say lack of S. Korean enthusiasm, peace treaty remain obstacles to realization

Will Russia’s Trans-Korean railroad plan ever come to fruition?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 27, 2016
The fundamental principles of Korean Reunification

The fundamental principles of Korean Reunification

Koreas must honor three principles of independence, peaceful reunification and grand national unity

The fundamental principles of Korean Reunification
Choe Un Ju
Choe Un Ju January 26, 2016
Five-party talks on N.Korea won’t work: former MoU advisor

Five-party talks on N.Korea won’t work: former MoU advisor

S. Korea is no longer the ‘persuasive messenger’ between U.S. and N. Korea

Five-party talks on N.Korea won’t work: former MoU advisor
JH Ahn
JH Ahn January 26, 2016