Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 22
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) is closing down its embassy in Uzbekistan as a part of restructuring its missions in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), local media reported Aug. 22 citing a diplomatic source in Tashkent.
“The decision to close down the North Korean Embassy in Tashkent was made last month,” said the report. “The reasons are unknown.”
Uzbekistan and North Korea established diplomatic relations in 1992.