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Can North Koreans get married to foreigners?

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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 25 Apr 2014, 11:15
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Post 02 May 2014, 06:21
Hello everyone,

Recently, a man in Viet Nam was allowed to marry his girl friend in North Korea after a 30-year long-distance relationship.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17022823

My question is: How difficult is it for a North Korean to get married to a foreigner?
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 14 Feb 2014, 12:33
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Post 02 May 2014, 07:11
Well, in the 1960s North Koreans threw out East Europeans who had married Korean women, with one official claiming the marriages were "a crime against the Korean race".... I'd guess its a difficult road, secondly since I doubt anyone would actually want to move to Korea, its probably even more difficult. At last, since the Korean regime likes to refer to themselves as the most "pure" people left on earth, I guess that means even more difficulty (you would make a Korean unpure).. Of course, this is internal propaganda - maybe the regime doesn't care at all?!
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 07 Dec 2013, 14:24
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Post 14 May 2014, 16:43
leftguy wrote:
Well, in the 1960s North Koreans threw out East Europeans who had married Korean women, with one official claiming the marriages were "a crime against the Korean race".... I'd guess its a difficult road, secondly since I doubt anyone would actually want to move to Korea, its probably even more difficult. At last, since the Korean regime likes to refer to themselves as the most "pure" people left on earth, I guess that means even more difficulty (you would make a Korean unpure).. Of course, this is internal propaganda - maybe the regime doesn't care at all?!


Yet I get into trouble here when I say NK is a fascist and not a socialist regime.
But you are correct, no one would want to move to NK, everyone wants to leave!
There are no races, only the human race so all this take of racial purity is kerrap.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 28 Oct 2009, 18:26
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Post 04 Sep 2014, 20:37
Joe Dresnok's son was allowed to marry his Korean girlfriend. I have met many mixed race people in Pyongyang. I think those old rules are moving by the wayside.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 01 Mar 2011, 14:10
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Post 05 Sep 2014, 00:54
zaruka wrote:
Joe Dresnok's son was allowed to marry his Korean girlfriend. I have met many mixed race people in Pyongyang. I think those old rules are moving by the wayside.
I think the DPRK attaches great importance to the non-Korean husband or wife "going native." Dresnok's son was born in the DPRK and speaks English with a thick Korean accent.

The DPRK does consider it very important to stress the "purity of the Korean race" and whatnot, which is troubling and is a major reason why various Neo-Nazi groups give "critical support" to the DPRK, because apparently it's defying a multicultural conspiracy engineered by world Zionism.
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