16 Mar Ri Yong-ho expected to hold second day of talks with Swedish counterpart in Stockholm. 15 Mar North Korea's foreign minister is visiting Sweden, the first significant diplomatic move by Pyongyang since US President Donald Trump said a week ago that he'd be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea–Sweden relations are bilateral relations between North Korea and Sweden. The countries have had diplomatic relations since 7 April Sweden's has had a long-term commitment in North Korea and its relations with the country are exceptionally close among Western nations. Sweden is one of the major.