Assad plans to visit North Korea

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad expressed his intention to make an official visit North Korea and hold a meeting with the country's leader Kim Jong Un, reports the South Korean agency Yonhap.

"I am determined to visit the DPRK in the future and to meet with the Supreme leader, Kim Jong Jong," said Assad while receiving the credentials of the new ambassadors.

The Syrian president also noted that, thanks to the policy of the leader of the DPRK, the Korean peninsula has seen positive changes.

"The Syrian government will continue to support the DPRK's political course," Assad added.

Earlier, Syria recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which were established as a result of the military operation of Russian Federation against Georgia in August 2008.

Georgia began procedures to severe diplomatic ties with Syria "in connection with Syria's recognition of the independence of the inseparable parts of Georgia — Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region".

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia noted that on May 29, 2018 "The Syrian regime , directed by the Russian side, took another illegal decision, and in violation of the fundamental norms and principles of international law".

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