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'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media

High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and sentenced to hard labor and his deputy executed.

Kim's envoy arrives in DC

North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the US, Kim Yong Chol, arrived in Washington Thursday, just hours after President Donald Trump rolled out a new missile defense strategy that appears to contradict his own claim that Pyongyang is no longer a nuclear threat.

North Korean negotiator headed to Washington

North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the United States, Kim Yong Chol, is expected to arrive in Washington by the weekend, a potential sign the two countries are getting closer to finalizing plans for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong Un sends 'huge' letter to Trump

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his summit with Kim Jong Un is back on. This news came after senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol hand-delivered a letter from Kim Jong Un to the president.

Kim Yong Chol: North Korea's go-to diplomat

There are few notable personalities on the northern side of the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone. But one of them, Kim Yong Chol, has taken an outsized role in the ongoing rapprochement with both South Korea and the US.

Pompeo to meet with top North Korean official

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Kim Yong Chol, one of North Korea's highest-ranking officials, in New York later this week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Tuesday.