The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE
The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE
North Korea

Is North Korea’s move to cut ties with Malaysia a ‘test’ for Joe Biden?

  • Analysts say the timing of Pyongyang’s move to sever ties with Kuala Lumpur suggests it was done to gauge the White House’s reaction
  • The action was called ‘puzzling’, and one that could ‘seriously damage efforts to improve ties between the US and the North’

Topic |   North Korea
The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE
The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA-EFE
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