June 03, 2020

North Korea further relaxes restrictions on resident diplomats, embassy says
Foreigners in DPRK now permitted to visit several previously-restricted department stores, MFA tells diplomats

Update on 20/5 at 09:00 KST: This article has been updated to include an additional statement from the Russian embassy. 

The North Korean government has lifted a number of restrictions previously placed on foreign diplomats, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang said in a statement Monday, in a further relaxation of measures previously taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.