Politics Political relations between Germany and North Korea date back to the period immediately after the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was founded on 9 September 1948. The former German…
North and South Korea will compete as a joint team at the IHF Handball World Championship, which starts today in Berlin. And off the court, too, there are signs that the two countries are becoming closer.
The second stop of his trip to Asia centres on the conflict with North Korea.
In addition to sport, political rapprochement between North and South Korea is in the spotlight at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.
Much is at stake in the nuclear dispute with North Korea. Foreign Minister Gabriel visited Beijing on Sunday (17 September) to mobilise support for putting greater pressure on the regime in Pyongyang.