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The governor of the Magadan region met with a delegation of the DPRK general consulate in the Russian Federation

A delegation of the Consulate General of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation arrived in Magadan on an official visit. It is headed by Consul General Im Cheon Il. The Governor of the Magadan Region, Vladimir Pecheny, met with the delegation, the press service of the regional administration said.

The purpose of the visit is to establish partnerships between regions, develop economic and cultural cooperation. The Consul General's visit to the Magadan Region will last three days. During this time, the DPRK delegation will hold several official meetings with representatives of regional authorities, business structures, and DPRK citizens living in the Magadan Region.

Consul General Im Chhon Il said that he was visiting Magadan for the first time after his appointment to this position in 2013, told about his personal experience of cooperation with Russia, about plans to develop bilateral relations. He noted that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is interested in the development of economic and cultural cooperation with the Magadan region.

“I believe that your region is one of the most actively developing and promising for further cooperation. We are closely following the success of the region, its projects in energy, mining, development of small and medium-sized businesses. We noticed that you actively support talented youth, pay special attention to education and culture, which means that you think about the future of the region, about who will develop it. We have long-standing areas of cooperation - the fishery and construction sectors. I would like to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, including in the field of cultural exchange, ”said Im Chong Il.

According to the Consul General, the delegation is also ready to consider the investment proposals of the Magadan Region and the prospects for cooperation in the sphere of trade. He expressed regret that Kolyma is a region of risky farming, therefore cooperation in the field of agriculture can be difficult.

Thanking the delegation for the visit and interest in the region, Vladimir Pecheny noted that the establishment of cooperation with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, including North Korea, is a priority area of ​​work in the formation of the territory’s foreign economic policy and the establishment of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields.

“Great distances between countries overcome good relations, economic and cultural ties. We are open for cooperation and interested in attracting investments. Businessmen in Japan, China, Australia and other countries are showing interest in the territory. We hope that we will establish mutually beneficial cooperation with the DPRK, ”the governor said.

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