January 20, 2020

N.Korea, Lao security ministries sign security agreement
Agreement's details not revealed, but observers concerned about defectors' repatriation
The North Korean and Lao security agencies recently signed an agreement, DPRK state media announced on Saturday, which may possibly relate to the repatriation of North Korean defectors in Laos.The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that a delegation of the Ministry of People's Security, had talks with a delegation of the Lao Ministry of Public Security. They talked about "mutual