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The DPRK delegation will take part in the IV Eastern Economic Forum

The delegation of North Korea will take part in the IV Eastern Economic Forum (VEF-2018), which will be held in September on Russky Island in Vladivostok, the press service of the Primorsky Territory Administration reported. about. Governor Andrei Tarasenko with Deputy Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Lee Gwang Gyeong on Saturday in Vladivostok.

A representative of the DPRK reportedly told about plans to open a Korean trading house in Primorye, where it would be possible to hold exhibitions of Korean goods and conduct trade settlements. Li Gwan Gyeong noted that an exhibition of North Korean products is planned within the framework of the WEF-2018, which will be held in Vladivostok in September. He also voiced several issues that hamper the full disclosure of the potential of trade and economic cooperation between the eastern territories of the DPRK and Primorsky Krai. In particular, he suggested drawing attention to the need to promote the project to build an automobile bridge over the Tumannaya River. "As you well know, in order to intensify trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, it is necessary to solve the transportation issue. A working group has already been set up. At the request of the Russian side, at the end of February last year, we submitted a feasibility study to your administration. I propose to hold the first meeting this year in Pyongyang, Rasson or Vladivostok and sign a memorandum of intent for the construction of the Tumangan-Khasan bridge, "the North Korean deputy minister's press service quoted.

Andrei Tarasenko also stressed the region's interest in this project. "This bridge is needed by both countries today. On it, we could quickly exchange goods. We prepared a program for the development of Primorsky Krai, which indicated the need for federal funding for the construction of this bridge, including the checkpoint. We are waiting for the result, "the reply of the head of Primorye is quoted in the message.
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