Chinese Tourists in North Korea

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Local residents attend a departure ceremony for a cruise ship with visitors in the North Korean especial economic zone of Razon, August 30, 2011. A top local official told reporters on Tuesday that China and Russia had invested heavily in the region in order to gain access to its three east coast ports in the towns of Rajin and Songbon, which are the main centers for the secretive North's Rason Special Economic Zone.

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