January 25, 2021

Venezuela opens first embassy in North Korea

New embassy serves as symbol of alliance in the face of U.S. "imperialism," Venezuelan vice-FM said

Updated at 19:20 KST: A previous version of this article reported on the imminent opening of the embassy based on an informed source Wednesday morning, and has been updated following confirmation of the event.

Venezuela opened a new embassy in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang on Wednesday afternoon with a ceremony attended by top diplomats from both countries, according to a Facebook post from the Russian embassy.