China says it has not been notified about North Korea’s border reopening

On Monday, China’s national broadcaster CCTV reported that North Korea had allowed foreigners to enter.

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China has not been notified through diplomatic channels about any re-opening of North Korea’s borders, a spokesperson at the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

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On Monday, China’s national broadcaster CCTV reported that North Korea had allowed foreigners to enter, and that visitors would be subject to a two-day quarantine upon arrival.

North Korea has largely closed its international borders since early 2020 due to COVID-19.

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