July 04, 2022

Russian region signs trade deal with N. Korea

Deal first result of three-day visit by high-ranking Russian delegation to Pyongyang

The regional government of Amur, Russia signed an agreement on trade and economic cooperation with North Korea on Monday, Pyongyang’s Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday.

The signing of the deal took place on the first day of a three-day visit to Pyongyang by Russian Vice-Premier Yury Trutnev and the governors of three of Russia's far-eastern federal subjects.