TITLE

Background Note: North Korea

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: North Korea;Apr2007, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24839594

 

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