Choe Ryong-hae was named President of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE

North Korea replaces premier as Kim Jong-un consolidates power in major reshuffle

  • Choe Ryong-hae was named president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea
  • For the first time, state media referred to Kim as ‘supreme representative of all the Korean people’
Topic |   North Korea

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Choe Ryong-hae was named President of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone with US President Donald Trump at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. Photo: AP

How South Korea’s Moon Jae-in plans to get Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un talking about nukes again

  • President Moon will meet the US leader on Wednesday to try to reignite negotiations between the US and North Korea
  • The South Korean leader wants the US to ease sanctions on the North in the hope Kim will agree to give up his nuclear arsenal and cease his weapons programme
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone with US President Donald Trump at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. Photo: AP
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