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North Korea's Vice Premier to attend World Cup closing ceremony
North Korea's Vice Premier and President of the DPRK Football Association Ri Ryong Nam will come to Russia to attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on July 15, Russia's embassy in North Korea said on Thursday.
"North Korea's Vice Premier and President of the DPRK Football Association Ri Ryong Nam has taken off for Russia at the invitation from FIFA to attend the closing ceremony of the world football championship," the embassy wrote on its Facebook account.
President of the Presidium of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong-nam represented North Korea at the World Cup opening ceremony.
The World Cup final match will be played at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on July 15. France will face Croatia.