The Republic of Chad has established diplomatic relations with North Korea and is sending an ambassador to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital.
1 GV President's Palace in Chad.
SV North Korean delegates entering Palace
SV N. Korean delegates seated
GV N. Korean talking with President
CU President of Chad
SV M. Kimyong Ryon
SV N. Korean delegates listening
LV President and Korean delegates exchanging gifts
SV Delegates and President examining gift
CU President PAN to gift
SV President and N. Koreans looking at gift
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Background: The Republic of Chad has established diplomatic relations with North Korea and is sending an ambassador to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. The announcement of Chad's new ties with North Korea followed a visit to Fort Lamy by an official North Korea delegation.
The delegation, headed by Kimkyong Ryon, the North Korean Minister of External Trade, was met by Chad President Francois Tombalbaye. The party moved inside to the President's Palace where the formalities took place and gifts were exchanged.
Later a joint communique was issued stating that both countries look forward to friendly co-operation in the future Chad set up diplomatic relations with South Korea five years ago.