AP To Open News Bureau In North Korea : The Two-Way The wire service says it will be "the first permanent text and photo bureau operated by a Western news organization in the North Korean capital."
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AP To Open News Bureau In North Korea

"The Associated Press and the North Korean state news agency have signed a series of agreements, including one for the opening of a comprehensive AP news bureau in Pyongyang," the AP announced today.

The wire service says it will be "the first permanent text and photo bureau operated by a Western news organization in the North Korean capital." Currently, AP Television News has an office in North Korea that distributes video news.