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Why Ukraine is hunting Wagner in Sudan and North Korea is shutting embassies

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10 November 2023

Episode 3164

31 minutes

The latest on the conflict in Sudan and why Ukrainian forces are hunting down Wagner fighters in the country. Plus: European nations remain divided on how to respond to the Israel-Hamas war and why North Korea is scaling back its global diplomatic footprint.

10 November 2023

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Chapter 1

Is Ukraine targeting Wagner troops in Sudan?

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Africa security expert Tara O’Connor discusses reports alleging the presence of Ukrainian special forces in Sudan targeting Wagner Group mercenaries.

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North Korea’s diplomatic downsizing

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Former British ambassador to North Korea, John Everard, discusses what’s behind Pyongyang’s decision to close a quarter of its diplomatic missions.

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