North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Yong Nam at NAM

Supreme People’s Assembly Presidium President and Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Political Bureau Presidium Member Kim Yo’ng-nam [Kim Yong Nam] attended the Non-aligned Movement [NAM] summit on Margarita Island, Venezuela. … Continue reading

09/19/2016

DPRK Government Sends Message to US Government, Briefs Asian Ambassadors

The DPRK Government sent a message to the US Government via the DPRK Mission to the United Nations on July 10 (Sunday) concerning the recent sanctions designation by the US … Continue reading

07/12/2016

Kim Yong Nam Meets New Iran’s New President

Iranian President Hassan Rohani met with Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium President Kim Yong Nam (Kim Yo’ng-nam), the DPRK titular head of state in Tehran on 3 August (Saturday).  During … Continue reading

08/04/2013 · 4 Comments

With KPA Assets in Syria and Rumors of Moscow Trip, Gen. Kim Kyok Sik Remains PY Man of the Hour

Al-Sharq al-Awsat reported on 3 June (Monday) that Arabic-speaking Korean People’s Army [KPA] personnel are serving as military advisers on artillery tactics and providing logistical support to the Syrian Armed Forces, … Continue reading

06/04/2013 · 1 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

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

Kim Yong Nam Meets with Foreign Leaders and Attends NAM Summit

DPRK state media reported on 31 August (Friday) that Kim Yong Nam (Kim Yo’ng-nam), President of the DPRK’s Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium and titular head of state met with … Continue reading

09/01/2012 · Leave a comment

Pak Ui Chun Arrives in Tehran for NAM Meeting

DPRK Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun (Pak U’i-chun) arrived in Tehran, Iran on Sunday (26 August) for the 16th Non-Aligned Movement [NAM] meetings.  According to Iranian state media Pak was … Continue reading

08/28/2012 · Leave a comment

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