Russia and North Korea sign an agreement on border demarcation

MOSCOW - For the first time in history of relationship of Russian Federation and Korean People’s Democratic Republic the border between the two states is clearly determined and legally registered, Russian Foreign Ministry announced today.

Today deputy minister of foreign relations Alexandr Losukov and Korean ambassador Pak Y Chun signed a protocol between Russian government and Korean government about interstate border demarcation. This protocol is a supplement to Soviet-Korean protocol on border demarcation.

“The additional protocol fixes the results of the Joint Commission work in 2000-2003 on completion of demarcation and fist joint test of passing Russian-Korean state border” Foreign Ministry press-release reads. The joint Russian-Korean demarcation commission started its work in 1986, Izvestia reports.