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Russia: Kim Jong-un hopes to discuss Korean Peninsula, bilateral relations with Putin

Russian Federation, Khasan
April 24, 2019 at 12:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he expects to discuss bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their upcoming meeting, speaking after crossing the North Korea–Russia border in Khasan on Wednesday.

“I came to Russia with the warm feeling of our people and, as I said, I hope that this visit will be successful and useful,” said the DPRK leader.

“I hope that during the talks with the respected President Putin, I will be able to specifically discuss issues on resolving the situation on the Korean Peninsula and on developing our bilateral relations,” he added.

Kim crossed the border into Russia at the Khasan checkpoint on his armoured train, where he was greeted with the traditional offering of bread and salt.

The summit between Putin and Kim takes place on Thursday in Vladivostok.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he expects to discuss bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their upcoming meeting, speaking after crossing the North Korea–Russia border in Khasan on Wednesday.

“I came to Russia with the warm feeling of our people and, as I said, I hope that this visit will be successful and useful,” said the DPRK leader.

“I hope that during the talks with the respected President Putin, I will be able to specifically discuss issues on resolving the situation on the Korean Peninsula and on developing our bilateral relations,” he added.

Kim crossed the border into Russia at the Khasan checkpoint on his armoured train, where he was greeted with the traditional offering of bread and salt.

The summit between Putin and Kim takes place on Thursday in Vladivostok.

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