June 02, 2023

UK embassy in Pyongyang closes, resident diplomats evacuated from North Korea

Move reportedly linked to DPRK government's coronavirus-prevention measures

Correction at 10:10 EST and update at 20:25 EST: This article has been corrected to reflect the fact that hundreds of foreigners still remain in Pyongyang, and updated to include comment from a British government spokesperson.

Britain's embassy in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang has closed and its staff have now left the country, multiple sources told NK News on Wednesday.