North Korea and Mongolia: A New Partnership for Two Old Friends?


Charles Krusekopf

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 240


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: November 14, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Charles Krusekopf, Executive Director of the American Center for Mongolian Studies, explains that "Political and cultural relations between Mongolia and North Korea have generally remained close since 1948, when Mongolia became only the second country in the world to recognize North Korea, after the Soviet Union."

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