All posts tagged "Hwang Pyong-so"

  • National Security Office chief Kim Kwan-jin, left, shakes hands with North Korea's National Defense Commission Vice Chairman Hwang Pyong-so during the northern delegation's visit to Incheon in Octover. Hwang was accompanied by Choe Ryong-hae, first on the right, and Kim Yang-gon, third on the right, both secretaries in the reclusive regime's ruling Workers' Party.  (Yonhap)
    Surprise visit by 3 top N. Korean officials: Why?

    By Kang Hyun-kyung A surprise visit by a powerful trio of North Korean officials leaves many questions unanswered. First, why did not one but three top officials come? Hwang Pyong-so, the vice chairman of the powerful National...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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  • Hwang Pyong So, center left, vice chairman of North Korea’s National Defense Commission, and Choe Ryong Hae, center right, a secretaries of the North Korea’s ruling Workers Party, arrive at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Choe  and other senior officials visited to the South Korea on Saturday for the close of the Asian Games sporting event, South Korean officials said, a rare visit by Pyongyang's inner circle that will include a meeting with Seoul's top official for North Korean affairs.(AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Do-hoon)
    N. Korea sends No. 2 man to attend Asian Games closing ceremony

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle made a surprise trip Saturday to South Korea for the close of the Asian Games, a visit that will include...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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