India closes embassy in DPRK following departure of diplomats | NK News
July 21, 2024

India closes embassy in DPRK following departure of diplomats

International community in Pyongyang continues to dwindle as only handful of embassies remain operational

An exodus of diplomats and expats from North Korea has forced the Indian Embassy in Pyongyang to close indefinitely, an informed source told NK News on Monday, further curtailing international diplomatic activity inside the country.

The last three people affiliated with the Indian Embassy left North Korea on Friday via China, along with some 30 others from Bulgaria, Egypt (working for Koryolink), Indonesia, Mongolia, Palestine, Syria, Russia and Vietnam, the source said.

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