Thailand-North Korea aim at strengthening ties

Thai junta has thanked North Korean for understanding Thailand political situation, while the North Korea has purposed Thailand to open the Thai embassy in its capital.

According to Royal Thai Government website, Wisanu Krue-ngam, the Deputy Prime Minister (DPM), on Wednesday morning welcomed Mun Song Mo, the new ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), North Korea, to Thailand, at the government house to strengthen the ties between Thailand and North Korea after 40 years of diplomatic relation.

Wisanu Krue-ngam, DPM, welcomes Mun Song Mo, the embassador of DPRK to Thailand at the Government House in Bangkok on Wednesday morning.  

At the meeting, Wisanu thanked North Korea for showing understanding on Thailand’s political situation and acknowledging the legitimacy of the Thai junta government.

Moreover, the Thai DPM acknowledged an offer of the North Korean ambassador to open a Thai embassy in Pyongyang, the DPRK's capital city, to foster the diplomatic ties and facilitate investment and economic cooperations between the two countries.  

The two also agreed on a plan to organize events to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic and cultural ties between the two countries as well.