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IRNA chief confers with N Korean minister of culture

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Pyongyang, March 1, IRNA -- Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) 
Managing Director Abdollah Nasseri in his meeting with the North 
Korean minister of culture here on Monday discussed ways of 
strengthening cultural relations and information dissemination between
Tehran and Pyongyang. 
In the meeting, Nasseri conveyed Iranian Culture and Islamic 
Guidance Minister Ahmad Masjed Jamei`s greetings to North Korean 
Culture Minister Cho Ike Giv. 
The Democratic People`s Republic of Korea`s culture minister 
called for strengthening media cooperation between the two countries` 
mass media, especially between IRNA and KCNA (Korea Central News 
Agency), and said this process could enhance mutual economic and 
cultural ties. 
Nasseri and his accompanying delegation also visited the office of
the mass circulated Korean Newspaper "Rodong Sinmun" and discussed 
professional issues with its editor-in-chief Choe Chil Nam. 
Meanwhile, the IRNA delegation visited North Korean late Leader 
Kim Il Sung`s mausoleum, War Museum, as well as the South and North 
Koreas` border zero point on Monday. 
The IRNA managing director atop a delegation arrived in Pyongyang 
on Saturday at the invitation of his Korean counterpart. 
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