The journalists invited for the parade, six hours are unable to fly out of Korea
PYONGYANG, April 17 — RIA Novosti. Two flights from Pyongyang to China and one to Russia was detained in the capital airport, Korea for more than six hours, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Yesterday in Pyongyang held a parade on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of former DPRK leader Kim Il sung, which was attended by the leadership of the DPRK and about 200 specially invited foreign journalists. In the Central square named after Kim Il-sung, as previously reported, demonstrated the latest missiles, which can be still in development.
Flight from Pyongyang to Beijing, which was supposed to depart at 08.30 am local time, delayed for almost seven hours. It is this plane going to fly most of the foreign journalists who had arrived in Pyongyang last week for lighting the celebration of the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il sung.
Initially, the airport representatives and accompanying journalists, the staff of the DPRK foreign Ministry explained the delay to bad weather conditions in Beijing. The second delayed flight was heading from Pyongyang to the Chinese city of Sinian at 08.35 local time. The reasons for its delay are unknown. The third flight, which was supposed to fly from Pyongyang to Vladivostok at 12.30 local time, also detained. What are the delays for all three flights the airport staff do not explain.