February 25, 2024

N. Korean diplomats retreating from Western contact, some delegations canceled

Trend began in wake of the Hanoi summit, multiple sources say

North Korean diplomats are retreating from meetings with regular foreign contacts at embassies in multiple Western countries, several informed sources told NK News on Tuesday.

In addition, scheduled visits by several Western delegations to North Korea have been canceled at the eleventh hour, while the DPRK presence at a forthcoming UN-organized meeting in Stockholm has now been retracted.