July 09, 2020

Russian Far East minister in Pyongyang to discuss joint economic projects
Banquet held Thursday with key economic officials in attendance

The head of Russia’s Ministry for the Development of the Far East (MDFE) Alexander Kozlov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korean state media reported, as the two sides appear set to resume discussions on a number of joint economic projects.

An official report from the MDFE published Thursday announced Kozlov’s trip, saying it would be focused on holding an “intersessional meeting” continuing the work of a major intergovernmental committee which last held its annual meeting in March.