March 01, 2021

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Russian Far East governor says region plans to import apples from North Korea

Two sides also exchanging delegations soon to explore tourism boost: Primorye gov. Kozhemyako

Governor Oleg Kozhemyako of Russia’s Primorsky Krai, which borders North Korea, said during a recent series of interviews that he is continuing discussions over plans to import agricultural products such as apples from the DPRK.

He also said the two countries plan to boost tourism in both directions with a visit of a delegation of North Korean tourism officials to his province – also referred to as Primorye – in July, and a return delegation to the DPRK in October.