North Korea’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-Ho will visit Sweden on 15–16 March for talks with Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström. The talks will focus on Sweden’s consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia. They will also address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, which is high on the Security Council agenda. Sweden is a non-permanent member of the Security Council in 2017–2018.View more news
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