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Category Archives: DPRK-Central and East Europe [CEE] Relations

Pyongyang Spring Arts Festival Opens

The 30th annual April Spring Friendship Arts Festival opened at East Pyongyang Grand Theater on April 11 (Monday).  It will consist of a variety of performances at different theaters in … Continue reading


Back-to-Back DPRK Delegations Visit Europe

DPRK Vice Foreign Minister Kung Sok Ung and delegation of the DPRK Foreign Ministry returned to the DPRK on 2 November (Saturday) after a 17-day visit to European countries.  Many … Continue reading

11/02/2013 · Leave a comment

Czech Embassy Marks 65th Anniversary of Relations with DPRK

The Czech Embassy in the DPRK and the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries [KCCRFC] marked the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and Czech Republic … Continue reading

08/08/2013 · Leave a comment

Czech Embassy Hosts Reception for 94th Anniversary of Independence

DPRK state media reported on 30 October (Tuesday) that the Czech Embassy in the DPRK, led by its ambassador Dusan Strauch, hosted a reception for the 94th anniversary of the … Continue reading

10/30/2012 · 2 Comments

DPRK Officials Sentenced For Attempted Theft of Research On Rocket Vehicle Engine Systems

South Korean media reported on 9 June (Saturday) that Ryu Song Chol and Ri Tae Kil, two DPRK nationals, were arrested by Ukranian authorities in July 2011 while photographing academic dissertations on rocket … Continue reading

06/10/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Diplomats in EU Present Credentials

ONASA reported on 15 May (Tuesday) that Bakir Izetbegovic, President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Chairman of the Presidency), met with and accepted a letter of credence from Kim Son Gyong (Kim … Continue reading

05/16/2012 · Leave a comment

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