The occupied Donetsk region and North Korea are forming “equally beneficial bilateral cooperation”.
In a letter to Kim Jong-un, the self-proclaimed leader of Ukraine’s occupied Donetsk region, on the occasion of North Korea’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on August 15, he expressed that there would be “equally beneficial bilateral cooperation”. grew between two territories.
According to North Korean state news agency KCNA, Quoted Through The Guardian, Denis Bushilin drew a comparison between the occupied Ukrainian region and North Korea, which had to fight to “gain independence”.
Bushilin also highlighted in the message that the cooperation between the two regions will benefit the people of both countries.
Last month, Alexander Matsekora, the Russian ambassador to Pyongyang, said North Korea could send aid to rebuild destroyed infrastructure in the Donetsk and Luhansk republics. Matsekora highlighted the economic benefits for both regions at the time, The Guardian recalled.
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