10 Oct 2017 12:36

Supreme People's Assembly deputy chairman to head N. Korean delegation to IPU assembly in St. Petersburg

MOSCOW. Oct 10 (Interfax) - A North Korean delegation will attend the upcoming 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Konstantin Kosachyov, chairman of the Russian Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee, said.

"The delegation will be headed by Deputy Chairman of the Supreme People's Assembly An Tong Chun," Kosachyov told Interfax on Tuesday.

Kosachyov did not say when the North Korean delegation would arrive or how large it may be.

"All the rest is still being discussed," he said.

St. Petersburg will host the 137th Assembly of the IPU from October 14 to October 18. Events within the assembly program are due to begin on October 11.