February 25, 2024

Swedish diplomats left Pyongyang last week: sources

Temporary exit of Swedish diplomats from Pyongyang marks latest shrinkage of diplomatic corps

Updated at 22:45 KST on Aug. 17 to include comments from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Swedish diplomats vacated their embassy in North Korea last week, NK News has learned from informed sources, further depleting the population of foreign diplomats in Pyongyang amid almost seven months of strict COVID-19 containment measures.