North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK Ambassador to Sweden Has Not Returned After 2 Month Absence

DPRK Ambassador to Sweden Pak Kwang Chol has not returned to his post in Stockholm since being recalled to his home country in late December.  According to Expressen, officials at the … Continue reading

02/27/2014 · 3 Comments

DPRK Requests UN Assistance to Combat FMD Outbreak

The DPRK government has requested the assistance of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO] to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease [FMD], according to Yonhap citing an RFA … Continue reading

02/26/2014 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Addresses Ideology Officials Conference and Attends Photo-Op (updated with full text of speech)

DPRK state media reported on 26 February (Wednesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended the second and final day of a conference of information and agitation officials.  His last … Continue reading

02/26/2014 · 1 Comment

DPRK Delegation Meets Iran’s Foreign Minister

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with a delegation of the DPRK Foreign Ministry led by Vice Minister Ri Kil Song in Tehran on 24 February (Monday).  At the … Continue reading

02/24/2014

Kim Jong Un Visits Renovation of Songdowon International Children’s Camp

DPRK state media reported on 24 February (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the renovation of the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wo’nsan, Kangwo’n Province.  Attending the visit … Continue reading

02/24/2014 · Leave a comment

ROK Offers Disinfectants and Vaccines to Help DPRK Fight FMD Outbreak

The South Korean government offered to donate disinfectants and vaccines to help the DPRK contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease [FMD] at Pyongyang area farms.  According to Yonhap, the Unification Ministry … Continue reading

02/24/2014 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Hamhu’ng, Construction Materials Factory

DPRK state media reported on 24 February that Premier Pak Pong Ju  visited the Taedonggang Building Materials Factory and toured industrial sites in Hamhu’ng, South Hamgyo’ng Province. Pak toured Hu’ngnam Fertilizer … Continue reading

02/24/2014 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Construction of 8 January Fishery Station

DPRK state media reported on 23 February (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the construction of the Korean People’s Army’s [KPA] 8 January Fishery Station.  Also in attendance … Continue reading

02/23/2014 · Leave a comment

FMD Discovered in Pyongyang

On 8 January 2014, foot and mouth disease [FMD] strain O was discovered at the Pyongyang Pig Factory in Tokdong-ri, Sadong District (Sadong-guyo’k), Pyongyang.  According to a report submitted by … Continue reading

02/23/2014 · Leave a comment
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