Geography of N. Korea's Rajin port makes it a high priority for Beijing, Moscow and Seoul

January 2008
East-Asia-Intel Reports;1/30/2008, p2
This article reports on the intentions of Russia, China and South Korea to invest in transportation links and energy resources for the North Korea port city of Rajin in 2008. China has also sought a railway link between Rajin and Hunchun, in Jilin Province, bordering North Korea. A Russian delegation visited North Korea to discuss a joint project to rebuild a rail link between Rajin and Russia's Khasa. Russia and South Korea have agreed on the proposed rail link, but the two sides remain at odds over how to share the costs.


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