Palestinian Ambassador Gives Reception

Ismail Ahmed Mohamed Hasan, Palestinian ambassador to the DPRK, hosted a reception at his embassy on Wednesday to mark the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung (the Day of the Sun).

Present there on invitation were Ju Yong Gil, chairman of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea who is chairman of the DPRK-Palestine Friendship and Solidarity Committee, Ryu Myong Son, vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Pak Myong Guk, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, So Ho Won, vice-chairman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, and officials concerned.

A member of the Palestinian embassy was on hand.

Congratulations to Ethiopian FM

Ri Yong Ho, foreign minister of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, sent a congratulatory message on Wednesday to Gedu Andargachew on his appointment as foreign minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

The message wished him great success in his responsible work, expressing belief that the traditional friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries would grow stronger.

DPRK Ambassador Meets State Secretary of Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Ri Won Guk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea(DPRK) to the Kingdom of Sweden, met and had a talk with Annika Söder, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, on April 15.

Exchanged at the talk were views on the issues of mutual interest including the issue of developing relations of the two countries.

DPRK Ambassador Meets Under Secretary General and Director General of Department for Regional Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway

Ri Won Guk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea(DPRK), met and had talks with Torgeir Larsen, Under Secretary General and Tine Morch Smith, Director General of Department for Regional Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway respectively, on April 10.

At the talk, both sides exchanged views on the issue of bilateral relations and other issues of mutual concern.