North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

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

Ri Chol to Leave as UN & CH Diplorep

Yonhap, citing a source in Berne and general diplo gossip, reports that Ri Chol is leaving his posts.  He is concurrently the DPRK’s Ambassador to Switzerland and to the UN Mission in Geneva.  While Ambassador […]

Mar, 10

DPRK's Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Vienna

A Japanese web resource reports the return to Vienna of DPRK Ambassador to Austria, Kim Kwang-sop, following a three-month holiday.  Ambassador Kim is currently the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Vienna: February 2010 will […]

Oct, 20
Table for 7 ?

Table for 7 ?

There are no outward signs that the Six-Party Talks are set to immediately resume.  But that has not stopped the intervention of world politics’ favorite busybody, French President Nicholas Sarkozy, from inviting himself to a […]

Oct, 07


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