DPRK recognizes LPR

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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has recognized the Lugansk People's Republic, the Head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik said.

 “The Democratic People's Republic of Korea today has recognized the Lugansk People's Republic. We are grateful to the people of the DPRK for the support of our sovereignty and the recognition of our statehood,” he said.

Pasechnik added that "this is a brave political state in the current geopolitical circumstances".

“I am sure that we our bilateral cooperation will be a long-term and fruitful one,” the LPR leader said.

Earlier, the Republic of Abkhazia recognized the Donbass Republic.

On February 21, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized the sovereignty of the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics. He asked the Federal Assembly to support this decision and then ratify a friendship and mutual assistance treaty with the Donbass Republics. On the same day, Putin and LPR Head Leonid Pasechnik signed a friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance. *t

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