Word of Ri Yong Ho's visit to the forum at Syracuse University comes on the heels of a breakthrough agreement that will provide much-needed U.S. food aid to North Korea in exchange for a rollback of its nuclear programs.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the US “still has profound concerns” about the North Korea nuclear moratorium, even as it considers the agreement “a step in the right direction.”
Here are five key questions on the link between food and nuclear weapons in North Korea.
The United States announced Wednesday that North Korea has agreed to halt nuclear testing and missile launches.
North Korea issued more heated rhetoric denouncing the annual US-South Korea military drills that started today.
Adam Johnson's chilling but wonderfully written novel about present-day North Korea ranks as a contemporary 'Darkness at Noon.'
Talks today between North Korea and the US could provide insight to whether North Korea's new government is ready for change.
Soon after South Korea announced their annual military drills, North Korea's military issued a warning statement.
North Korea commemorated Kim Jong-il with parade, dancing, and pledges of loyalty to his son. But as usual, Kim Jong-un remained silent.
North Korea's claim on Friday adds to a growing portrayal of late leader Kim Jong-il's son as a confident military commander.