DPRK, Russia ink protocol after inter-governmental meeting
Updated: 2015-04-27 20:43
PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Russia on Monday signed a protocol in Pyongyang, the official KCNA news agency reported.
The details of the protocol, which was signed after a meeting of the DPRK-Russia Inter-governmental Committee for Cooperation in Trade and Economy, Science and Technology, were not disclosed.
The two sides discussed issues of boosting cooperation in trade, economy, science and technology between the two countries, said the KCNA.
The protocol was signed by Ri Ryong Nam, the DPRK's minister of external economic relations, and Alexandr Galushka, Russian minister of development of Far East.
Officials taking part in the meeting also included Russian ambassador to the DPRK, Alexandr Matsegora, and the Russian government economic delegation headed by Galushka.
On the same day, DPRK Vice Premier Ro Tu Chol met the Russian government economic delegation and had friendly talks with them.