February 25, 2024

Top North Korean diplomat Choe Son Hui heading to Russia

Few details available on purpose of first vice foreign minister's trip

North Korea’s number-two diplomat Choe Son Hui left Pyongyang on Monday to visit Russia, the Russian embassy said in a Facebook post.

First vice foreign minister Choe is joined by her top deputy focused on Russia, vice foreign minister Im Chon Il, according to a video from Kyodo News Agency of her departure at the Pyongyang Sunan International Airport.