UAE terminates North Korean diplomatic mission, ends visas

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 12, 2017 10:29 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it was ending the mission of North Korea's non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy's services in Pyongyang, according to the official Twitter account of state news agency WAM.

The UAE would also stop issuing new visas or company licences to North Korean citizens, WAM added.

(Reporting By Omar Fahmy and Noah Browning; Editing by Sami Aboudi and Gareth Jones)