New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea
DPRK Ambassador Ri Jong-ryul presents credentials to the Governor General
DPRK Ambassador Ri Jong-ryul (resident in Jakarta) presented his credentials to the Governor General on 1 May. He had meetings with New Zealand officials subsequently. Topics discussed included New Zealand concerns on the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, international behaviour and human rights record. There was no substantive change in the bilateral relationship.