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North Korea

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL5507, tabled on 9 March 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of North Korea about the disappearance of the Canadian clergyman, the Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, during a visit to that country.

Answered on

18 March 2015

The UK does not have consular responsibility for Canadian nationals in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). However, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has confirmed that a Canadian citizen is detained in the DPRK.