North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

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


Choe T’ae Bok Visits Vietnam and Laos

Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Vice Chairman and Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Chairman Choe Tae Bok (Choe T’ae-pok), WPK International Affairs Department Deputy Director Ri Yong Chol (Ri Yo’ng-ch’o’l) and … Continue reading


Choe Pu Il Visits Laos

Minister of People’s Security, General Choe Pu Il, and a delegation of the Ministry of People’s Security met with Lao Minister of Public Security Somkeo Sylavong and officials of the … Continue reading


Kim Yong Chol Visits Laos

Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Secretary Kim Yong Chol (Kim Yo’ng-ch’o’l) and a WPK delegation visited Laos during February 11 (Thursday) and February 12 (Friday).  The WPK delegation was sent … Continue reading


Gen. Pak Yong Sik Meets with Lao President and Defense Minister

  Minister of the People’s Armed Forces Gen. Pak Yong Sik and a delegation of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] met with the Laos President Choummaly Sayasone and Lao Defense … Continue reading


Kim Jong Un Visits International Children’s Camp and Outdoor Theater in Wo’nsan

DPRK state media reported on 30 May (Thursday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Songdowon International Children’s Camp and the Songdowon Youth Open-Air Theater in Kangwo’n, capital city … Continue reading

05/31/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Yong Nam Visits Vietnam and Laos

Kim Yong Nam, President of the Supreme People’s Assembly Presidium and the DPRK’s titular head of state,  arrived back in Pyongyang on 11 August (Saturday) after a week-long  trip that … Continue reading

08/12/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Delegation Visits Laos

DPRK and Lao state media reported that a delegation led by Korean Workers’ Party Secretary and International Department Director Kim Yong Il (Kim Yo’ng-il) arrived in the country on 6 … Continue reading

06/08/2012 · Leave a comment

KPA Delegation Meets Lao President and Returns Home

DPRK and Lao state media reported on 11 May (Friday) that a Korean People’s Army [KPA] delegation headed by VMar Ri Yong Ho, chief of the KPA General Staff, met … Continue reading

05/11/2012 · Leave a comment

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