North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Choe Thae Bok talks Cheonan, meets Iran delegation at IPU Conference in Geneva

SPA Chairman Choe Thae Bok used his remarks at the Third World Conference of Speakers of Parliament at the UN Geneva to fault the ROK for inciting tensions on the Korean Peninsula after the sinking […]

Jul, 22

New NK Diplorep to Iran

Yonhap reports that the DPRK has appointed Jo In Chol as its new ambassador to its close ally Iran.  Jo In Chol was recently the country’s ambassador to Thailand and the Phillipines.  SPA President Kim […]

May, 23
Kim Yong Nam to Visit Iran in Summer '10

Kim Yong Nam to Visit Iran in Summer '10

Iran’s state news agency has announced that SPA President Kim Yong Nam will visit Iran in June or July this summer. “This high-ranking official is expected to visit in two or three months,” Iranian foreign […]

Apr, 22

NK Ambassador To Switzerland Appointed

Ri Chol’s replacement as DPRK Ambassador to Switzerland has been appointed.  So Se Phyong has been appointed as Ri’s replacement in Berne.  Ambassador So was previously the country’s ambassador to Iran, appointed in November 2008. […]

Apr, 06


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