October 20, 2021

Another group of diplomats and expats leaves North Korea via China

Indonesian and Bulgarian embassies temporarily close due to latest departures as mass exodus of foreigners continues

Another group of diplomats and expats left North Korea by land via China on Friday, informed sources told NK News, further shrinking the number of foreigners still living in the capital city.

The full foreign staff of the Indonesian Embassy to the DPRK joined the delegation, as well as the sole remaining Bulgarian Embassy staff member, sources said. Both embassies join a long list of diplomatic missions in the country that have temporarily closed since the outbreak of COVID-19.