October 19, 1976
Utrikesdepartementet Press Department, 'Answer to the Press Questions'
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UTRIKESDEPARTEMENTET [Ministry for Foreign Affairs]
ANSWER TO THE PRESS QUESTIONS
Notification to TT, according to Leifland, about the Ambassador of North Korea.
At his own request, the North Korean Ambassador Kil Jae Gyong [Gil Jae-gyeong] held an audience with the head of the Political Department of the Utrikesdepartementet, Leif Leifland, on Tuesday morning. The Ambassador’s intention was to give explanations of the publicity that appeared in the morning newspapers.
The Utrikesdepartementet is awaiting the further investigation of the police into the case, as we already said on Monday night. This is expected to be completed only in a few days.
The Press Department of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs writes that the North Korean Ambassador Gil Jae-gyeong met with Political Department head Leif Leifland and adds that the Ministry is waiting for the police investigation into the North Korean smuggling case as well.
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