North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK Ambassador to Kuwait Makes Farewell Visits

Outgoing DPRK Ambassador to Kuwait Ho Jong (who is also nonresident ambassador in Bahrain) paid farewell visits to Kuwait’s Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwait’s Prime Minister Jaber Al-Mubarak … Continue reading

11/26/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Economic Delegation Visits Egypt

DPRK state media reported on 15 November (Thursday) that DPRK Ministry of Foreign Trade and the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding in Cairo on 14 … Continue reading

11/17/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Foreign Trade Minister Meets Iranian Vice President (Updated)

DPRK state media reported on 13 November (Tuesday) that Minister of Foreign of Trade Ri Ryong Nam met one Iran’s Vice Presidents, Behrouz Moradi, in Tehran on 12 November (Monday) … Continue reading

11/17/2012 · Leave a comment

Yang Hyong Sop Meets Hun Sen

Cambodian state media reported on 21 October (Sunday) that Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium Vice President Yang Hyong Sop and an official DPRK mourning delegation paid their final respects to … Continue reading

10/21/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Delegations Depart for Visits to Southeast Asia

DPRK state media reported on 20 October (Saturday) that two delegations departed Pyongyang Airport on separate trip to Southeast Asian allies Cambodia and Vietnam.  Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium Vice … Continue reading

10/20/2012 · Leave a comment

Party, KPA and DPRK Government Officials Make Condolence Calls to Cambodian Embassy

DPRK state media reported on 17 October (Wednesday) and 18 October (Thursday) that senior officials of the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP], Korean People’s Army [KPA], DPRK Government, Ministry of People’s … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Rep. Speaks During UN General Assembly Debate

DPRK Vice Foreign Minister Pak Kil Yon (Pak Kil-yo’n) delivered the DPRK’s annual remarks during the general debate portion at the United Nations 67th General Assembly on 1 October (Monday). … Continue reading

10/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Yong Nam Departs Tehran After Meeting with Iran Leadership

DPRK state media reported on 3 September (Monday) that Kim Yong Nam (Kim Yo’ng-nam), President of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium  along with DPRK Foreign Minister Pak Ui … Continue reading

09/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Yong Nam Meets with Iranian President & UN Secretary-General

Iran’s state media reported on 1 September (Saturday) that the DPRK and Iran inked an agreement “on expansion of mutual cooperation in scientific, academic and technological know-how between the two … Continue reading

09/02/2012 · Leave a comment

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