May 28, 2023

Top North Korean diplomat making second Cuba trip in under a year

Ri Su Yong previously traveled to Havana in July last year

Ri Su Yong, one of North Korea’s most senior diplomats, is leading a delegation to Cuba this week, state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported late Monday.

The trip will be Ri's second to Havana in under a year, and his first overseas visit since notably being left out of the delegation sent to Vladivostok for Kim Jong Un’s summit with the Russian President last month.