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Chan Young Bang
Opinion

Opinion

Chan Young Bang

Time for Kim Jong-un to embrace denuclearisation and open up North Korea economically

  • While North Korea’s leader possesses a vision for the future of his country, the lack of an exit strategy from his nuclear programme has thwarted peace talks
  • Embracing denuclearisation in exchange for security guarantees, normalised relations and development aid will open the path for North Korea’s economy to soar

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Chan Young Bang

Chan Young Bang

Dr Chan Young Bang is president of KIMEP University, principal investigator at the DPRK Strategic Research Centre, and a former economic adviser to the former president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.