February 25, 2024

N. Korea hopes Russian state media helps fight “fake news” in DPRK coverage: TASS

Two countries’ state media agencies inked new cooperation agreement in Pyongyang

North Korea hopes Russia will assist with countering “fake news” in international media coverage of the country, the head of the DPRK’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said during a meeting with a visiting delegation of Russian state media executives in Pyongyang on Tuesday.

According to reports on the meeting by Russian state news agency TASS -- who was represented by three of its top executives in the talks -- KCNA signed a new cooperation agreement with TASS to replace the previous one signed in 2005.