September 21, 2020

Ri Yong Ho meets Bashar al-Assad during visit to Syria

DPRK foreign minister also discusses economic cooperation with Syrian Deputy Prime Minister

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho met with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday, with the two discussing bilateral relations and "American hostility", according to a Syrian state media report published the same day.

According to the report, published by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem, Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikda and the Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban.