World Ch. Schedule : KST
* Date : 2017-01-24
□ Guests : Thae Yong-ho, North Korea's Former Deputy Ambassador to the UK
Kim Tae-woo, Former President of Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU)
Professor of Military Science & Police Administration at Konyang University
Last summer, Thae Yong-ho, North Korea's former deputy ambassador to the UK defected to Seoul. As he has taken a leading role in promoting North Korean regime while working in Europe for over two decades, his defection has made a lot of headlines.
Amid the continuing fluctuations facing the Northeast Asian region along with the continuing North Korean nuclear threats, realities of the North Korean government, parties and military unveiled by Thae have contributed a lot to establishing strategies against North Korea. On today's Arirang Special, we are joined by Thae Yong-ho, North Korea's former deputy ambassador to the UK to hear more about the realities of life under Kim Jong-un regime and discuss the outlook for inter-Korean relations as well as the diplomacy in Northeast Asia in 2017.