December 05, 2023

High-level Russian delegation in North Korea for economic talks: State media

Discussions are first under bilateral commission since 2019 and follow Kim-Putin summit on expanding cooperation

A high-level Russian delegation is visiting Pyongyang for talks on expanding cooperation with North Korea in a wide range of sectors, DPRK state media reported on Wednesday.

The delegation headed by Alexander Kozlov, minister of natural resources and ecology, arrived in the North Korean capital late Tuesday and has already kicked off “inter-sector talks” as part of a long-standing intergovernmental commission, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).