Comrades no more: North Korea-Romania relations, 70 years on | NK News
June 13, 2024

Comrades no more: North Korea-Romania relations, 70 years on

Once close, Bucharest-Pyongyang ties have cooled in the post Cold War years

2018 has been a truly commemorative year for the DPRK, which observed the 70th anniversaries of not only the founding of the North Korean state, but also the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pyongyang and several of its international partners.

Last month, however, one milestone passed with barely a mention: seven decades of diplomatic relations between North Korea and Romania.

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