July 15, 2020

North Korean ambassador to Moscow leaving post soon, Russian MFA says
Former vice foreign minister Kim Hyong Jun has served in Moscow since 2014

North Korea’s top diplomat in Moscow will step down from his post as ambassador in the near future, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Monday.

In a report on talks between Ambassador Kim Hyong Jun and Russian vice foreign minister Igor Morgulov, the MFA said the two met “in connection with [Kim’s] forthcoming final departure to his homeland.”