This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
Russia: Kim Jong-un greeted with bread and salt in Khasan ahead of summit01:34

Russia: Kim Jong-un greeted with bread and salt in Khasan ahead of summit

Russian Federation, Khasan
April 24, 2019 at 07:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in the Russian city of Khasan on Wednesday, ahead of the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for Thursday in Vladivostok.

Kim crossed the border into Russia at the Khasan checkpoint on Wednesday in his armoured train, where he was greeted with the traditional offering of bread and salt by Primorsky Krai Governor Oleg Kozhemyako.

Talks between Kim and US President Donald Trump aimed at easing sanctions on North Korea in return for North Korea abandoning its nuclear programme collapsed in Hanoi in February.

Kim and Putin are also expected to discuss North Korea’s nuclear programme, the easing of sanctions and further reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Russia: Kim Jong-un greeted with bread and salt in Khasan ahead of summit01:34
Pool for subscribers only
No Account? Sign up!
Description

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in the Russian city of Khasan on Wednesday, ahead of the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for Thursday in Vladivostok.

Kim crossed the border into Russia at the Khasan checkpoint on Wednesday in his armoured train, where he was greeted with the traditional offering of bread and salt by Primorsky Krai Governor Oleg Kozhemyako.

Talks between Kim and US President Donald Trump aimed at easing sanctions on North Korea in return for North Korea abandoning its nuclear programme collapsed in Hanoi in February.

Kim and Putin are also expected to discuss North Korea’s nuclear programme, the easing of sanctions and further reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Top downloads in last 24 hours
Pool for subscribers only
01:24
Russia: ‘Sputnik V’ COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Moscow Russia: ‘Sputnik V’ COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Moscow
August 11, 2020 at 14:46 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
05:06
Russia: Putin announces ‘world’s first’ coronavirus vaccineRussia: Putin announces ‘world’s first’ coronavirus vaccine
August 11, 2020 at 09:37 GMT -00:00
02:30
Lebanon: Several injured amid continued protests in BeirutLebanon: Several injured amid continued protests in Beirut
August 11, 2020 at 20:44 GMT -00:00
03:47
Turkey: Greek warship seen off island of Kastellorizo following Turkish oil searchTurkey: Greek warship seen off island of Kastellorizo following Turkish oil search
August 12, 2020 at 06:23 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:00
Belarus: Police use stun grenades at Minsk protest against presidential election resultsBelarus: Police use stun grenades at Minsk protest against presidential election results
August 12, 2020 at 00:55 GMT -00:00
05:01
Chinese artist creates wall paintings using burning charcoalChinese artist creates wall paintings using burning charcoal
August 12, 2020 at 09:59 GMT -00:00
01:13
Lebanon: Thousands gather at Beirut port as bells ring out in honour of victims of explosionsLebanon: Thousands gather at Beirut port as bells ring out in honour of victims of explosions
August 11, 2020 at 17:18 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
00:12
Russia: Health Ministry releases pictures of ‘world’s first’ COVID-19 vaccine Russia: Health Ministry releases pictures of ‘world’s first’ COVID-19 vaccine
August 11, 2020 at 12:16 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:59
Germany: Trial of suspected former Syrian security officers continuesGermany: Trial of suspected former Syrian security officers continues
August 12, 2020 at 10:10 GMT -00:00
02:47
Lebanon: Tear gas billows on streets of Beirut as protests continue into the nightLebanon: Tear gas billows on streets of Beirut as protests continue into the night
August 11, 2020 at 20:02 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:43
Russia: Zelenograd’s Binnopharm starts COVID-19 vaccine productionRussia: Zelenograd’s Binnopharm starts COVID-19 vaccine production
August 11, 2020 at 20:13 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
04:49
Russia: Moscow receives 1 bln preliminary requests for new COVID vaccine from 20 countries - RDIF CEORussia: Moscow receives 1 bln preliminary requests for new COVID vaccine from 20 countries - RDIF CEO
August 11, 2020 at 19:43 GMT -00:00
01:13
Belarus: Protester dies as police clash with demonstrators for second night in rowBelarus: Protester dies as police clash with demonstrators for second night in row
August 11, 2020 at 14:32 GMT -00:00
00:11
Belarus: Police face off with protesters in Minsk Belarus: Police face off with protesters in Minsk
August 11, 2020 at 18:57 GMT -00:00
05:12
Russia: Critical views of 'world's first' COVID-19 vaccine driven by ‘rivalry’ - Heath Minister MurashkoRussia: Critical views of 'world's first' COVID-19 vaccine driven by ‘rivalry’ - Heath Minister Murashko
August 12, 2020 at 09:45 GMT -00:00
02:25
Poland: Troops conduct live-fire tank drills at US-led 'Defender-Europe 20' exercisePoland: Troops conduct live-fire tank drills at US-led 'Defender-Europe 20' exercise
August 11, 2020 at 20:22 GMT -00:00
02:32
Belarus: People seek information on loved ones at Minsk detention centre amid post-election unrestBelarus: People seek information on loved ones at Minsk detention centre amid post-election unrest
August 12, 2020 at 08:48 GMT -00:00
01:59
China: Typhoon Mekkhala batters Fuzhou with heavy winds and rainChina: Typhoon Mekkhala batters Fuzhou with heavy winds and rain
August 11, 2020 at 19:36 GMT -00:00
03:00
China: Our house, in the middle of a... Guangzhou highway!China: Our house, in the middle of a... Guangzhou highway!
August 11, 2020 at 09:49 GMT -00:00
03:04
Mauritius: Emergency teams try to prevent further oil spill from damaged cargo shipMauritius: Emergency teams try to prevent further oil spill from damaged cargo ship
August 12, 2020 at 01:38 GMT -00:00
00:37
UK: 'Serious injuries' reported after train derails near StonehavenUK: 'Serious injuries' reported after train derails near Stonehaven
August 12, 2020 at 13:10 GMT -00:00
04:49
Father builds ‘social distancing’ motorcycle to pick daughter up from schoolFather builds ‘social distancing’ motorcycle to pick daughter up from school
August 11, 2020 at 15:42 GMT -00:00
View all videos