June 03, 2023

Fresh off the boat: A diplomat’s first impressions of Pyongyang

Martina Åberg Somogyi has been stationed at the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang since August

The Swedish embassy in North Korea is staffed by just two diplomats: ambassador Torkel Stiernlöf and the second secretary Martina Åberg Somogyi.

NK News got a chance to talk with Åberg Somogyi, who has been in Pyongyang since August this year, about daily work at the embassy as well as her personal experiences from living in the country.