September 29, 2020

North Korea wants to buy new commercial aircraft, Russians in Pyongyang told

Air Koryo last purchased new planes in 2013

North Korean officials in a meeting over the weekend with a delegation of visiting Russian lawmakers reportedly expressed interest in purchasing new Russian commercial aircraft.

Speaking to Russia’s TASS News Agency in Pyongyang, State Duma delegation leader Sergey Neverov said the two sides “touched upon the issue of civil aviation and flight safety” during a meeting with North Korean foreign ministry officials.