Defection of Jo Song Gil, the former top North Korean diplomat to Italy [Updated 07.01.2018]

Jo Song Gil, the top North Korean diplomat (the de facto North Korean ambassador to Italy) in Italy probably defected in November 2018.

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Forming a North Korean government-in-exile?

The idea to form North Korean government in exile has emerged among some defectors amid speculation that war may be unavoidable on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s intensified provocation pit the country against the rest of the world. Some NK defectors tried to motivate some members of the Kim family to participate in. I will explain within the next lines, why I consider it as a discussing idea.

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O Kuk-ryol passed away?

Since a long time, we can’t remark the presence of O Kuk-ryol to official DPRK events. O Kuk-ryol

Born in 1939 in Jilin province, O Kuk-ryol was educated at the prestigious Mangyongdae Revolutionary School in Pyongyang and later enrolled in Kim Il Sung University.

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North Korea has purged its Vice-Foreign Minister? (UPDATED)

 North Korea has purged Kung Sok-ung its  Vice-Foreign Minister as punishment for the recent defection of the nuclear-armed country’s deputy ambassador to Britain, South Korean media reported on Wednesday 12th October.

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Who is Thae Yong-ho, the latest North Korean defector?

Thae Yong-ho, a NK diplomat based in London, defected from his workplace around two weeks ago. His defection may come as a surprise as he led a comfortable life in UK. Therefore I do presume that his life was in danger in UK.

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