Background Note: North Korea

April 2007
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea;Apr2007, p1
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The article provides information on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or North Korea. It is stated that the traditional religion of the country are Buddhism and Shamanism. North Korea is a highly centralized communist state under the control of Korean Worker's Party. The country is said to establish balanced relations with countries including China, Soviet Union and the U.S. The article also provides the policies of the U.S. toward North Korea.


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