North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS

Kim, the economy and why UN sanctions did not bring North Korea to the summit table

Although UN sanctions have limited growth, North Korea’s financial health – and the physical health of its people – seem to be stabilising

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits a farm with members of the Korean People’s Army in a photo released at the same time as tougher UN sanctions were announced. Photo: AFP/KCNA via KNS
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