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Brazil–North Korea relations

Brazil–North Korea relations
Map indicating locations of Brazil and North Korea

Brazil

North Korea

Brazil–North Korea relations are the current and historical bilateral relations between Brazil and North Korea. Brazil has an embassy in Pyongyang.

According to a 2013 BBC World Service Poll, 22% of Brazilians view North Korea's influence positively, with 47% expressing a negative view.[1]

History

Despite the Brazilian government's economic relations with North Korea, it has generally condemned controversial North Korean actions that threaten stability in East Asia, such as the 2009 North Korean nuclear test, upon which the Brazilian Ministry for Foreign Affairs stated that the Brazilian Government vehemently condemns North Korea's nuclear test and urged the country to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and return to the six-party talks as soon as possible,[2] and the ROKS Cheonan sinking, upon which the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations issued a statement saying the government expresses solidarity with South Korea and urged stability on the Korean peninsula.[3]

References

  1. ^ 2013 World Service Poll BBC
  2. ^ Brazil condemns North Korea nuclear test May 29, 2009
  3. ^ "Afundamento de corveta da República da Coreia / Sinking of a Korean Republic corvette".  


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