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As everybody knelt to pray, the Premier did escape

China’s Premier Wen Jiabo has departed the DPRK.

The midway events of Premier Wen’s visit are covered by KCTV, available here.  (This link will redirect you to another site and open MS Media Player, so you may want to open a new tab [Firefox] or open a new window[Explorer]).

Don Kirk has written a terrific summary-analysis in Asia Times (with hints of poignancy)  which is accessible here.   Mr. Kirk puts out all the issues and unlike members of certain diplomatic circles, he is not laboring or writing under any delusions or wish fulfillment.


This article was written on 06 Oct 2009, and is filled under Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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