North Korea ready to develop state-to-state relations with DPR, LPR - KCNA
HONG KONG. July 14 (Interfax) - Pyongyang is set to develop state-to-state relations with the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said in a statement.
According to KCNA, the North Korean foreign minister sent letters to the DPR and LPR colleagues on July 13.
The minister said in the letters that the North Korean government had decided to recognize the independence of the DPR and the LPR and expressed the will to develop the state-to-state relations with those countries in the idea of independence, peace and friendship, KCNA said.
The North Korean embassy in Moscow told Interfax on Wednesday that North Korea had recognized the independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics.