Rogues Gallery I: North Korean Officials Visit Cuba (Yet Again)

Sunday, August 14, 2016
This week, senior North Korean officials were (yet again) on a working visit to Cuba.

With the exception of China, there's no other nation in the world that North Korean officials visit with such frequency.

Just a few months ago, General Kim Yong-chol, head of North Korea's intelligence, cyber-warfare and clandestine operations agency, was also on a working visit to Cuba.

These rogue regimes are clearly enjoying the treasure trove of intelligence data Obama's new Cuba policy has untapped.

From Cuban state media:

Cuban Vice-President receives North Korean leader

Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdes Mesa received this Friday morning his North Korean counterpart Choe Ryong Hae, who is in Cuba on a working visit.

The two leaders spoke about the fraternal friendship and cooperation bonds between their governments, parties and peoples, in the year that the Cuban Communist Party and the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) held their respective seventh congresses.

Choe Ryong Hae gave the Cuban official a present sent by Kim Yong Un to Fidel Castro for his 90th birthday.

On the Korean side were present Ambassador to Cuba Pak Chang and other officials. Cuban deputy Foreign Minister was also present.