Russia signs economic development protocol with North Korea

Moscow also says future trade with North Korea will also be conducted in Rubles
April 3rd, 2014
3

North Korea and Russia on Friday strengthened ties by signing an economic development protocol agreement with the aim of increasing annual bilateral trade to $1 billion by the year 2020.

The protocol was co-signed by the Minister for Development of the Russian Far East Alexander Galushka and the North Korean Minister of Foreign Trade Ri

You have reached your limit of 5 free articles this month. Subscribe today for unlimited access. Prices start from just $2.88 per week
Existing users, please sign in here:
Remember Me

Recommended for You

North Korea replacing 5000 won notes

North Korea replacing 5000 won notes

The North Korean government is in the process of replacing all of its 5000 won notes with new, redesigned ones, sources inside the DPRK told Daily NK on Thursday.  In a move which reportedly inte…

August 1st, 2014
0
Kenneth Bae feels "abandoned" by U.S.

Kenneth Bae feels "abandoned" by U.S.

Imprisoned American citizen Kenneth Bae has said he feels abandoned by the U.S. Government in an interview with Japanese media on Thursday. Bae, who is serving a 15 year hard labor sentence in Nort…

July 31st, 2014
6

About the Author

Kang Tae-jun

Tae-jun Kang is the NK News East Asia Correspondent and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to writing, he worked as a riot police officer in South Korea for two years. He can be reached at [email protected] or @taejun_kang on twitter.

Join the discussion

  • Truman Golden

    Good for russia

  • evader2014

    “contempt to international laws”

    That’s the US, Petrov, you CIA flunkey.

    • Xavier

      look, one thing you have to realize is that most powerful states ignore international laws when it’s in their self-interest to do so. The US does it, and so do Russia and China. But Russia and China are both more egregious offenders of international laws, as Russia’s recent annexation of Ukraine and China’s conduct in the South China Sea and contempt of human rights norms show.