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North Korea's museum outpost in Angkor

Despite UN sanctions on Pyongyang, Cambodia insists it is in compliance

The Angkor Panorama Museum, which North Korea built for $24 million (Photo by Simon Roughneen)

SIEM REAP, Cambodia -- For an art production house based in North Korea, whose usual stock-in-trade is nationalist-communist propaganda, constructing a museum in Cambodia to celebrate the grandeur of the Khmer Empire might seem a surprising project.

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