The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

From submarines to kindergartens, the two states used to share it all but have since grown apart
August 1st, 2013
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SEOUL – An elite kindergarten in Hanoi is the most prominent remainder of the once-thriving ties between Vietnam and North Korea, and even it may be North Korean in name only.

Sharing aspects of the same ideology, the two states have a history of military cooperation, particularly during the Vietnam War. A number of bilateral

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Pham Thi Thu Thuy

Pham Thi Thu Thuy is a native of Vietnam and student at Seoul's Yonsei University where she specializes in North Korean affairs.

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