Report: North Korea Opens Tourist Visas for Israelis

This undated picture released by North Korean news agency, KCNA (Korean Central News Agency) on February 2, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (front C) posing with the school students while visiting newly built Pyongyang Orphans' Primary School. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - …

GLOBES reports:  An Israeli tourism company has received an exclusive franchise for issuing official tourist visas for visiting North Korea, which only a few Israelis have visited up until now. Rimon Tours group subsidiary Tarbutu will offer visits to the tyrannical and closed country starting this spring and summer.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated, “There is no travel warning for North Korea, and no specific ban on traveling there. We of course recommend extreme caution, since there are no diplomatic relations with North Korea, but it is not classified as an enemy country.”

Tarbutu announced today that four organized tours of North Korea will be held in April-May 2017. The company has an exclusive cooperation agreement with North Korea.

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