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Russia: 'We had substantive one-on-one talks' - Putin on summit with Kim02:26

Russia: 'We had substantive one-on-one talks' - Putin on summit with Kim

Russian Federation, Vladivostok
April 25, 2019 at 06:49 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had “substantive one-on-one talks" with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un during their summit in Vladivostok on Thursday.

“We had the opportunity to talk about the history of the relations between our countries and opportunities for developing them today,” he said.

“Of course we talked about the situation on the Korean Peninsula. We exchanged views on what needs to be done to resolve the situation in a positive way,” he added.

“I came to Russia in order to exchange views on the current situation in the Korean Peninsula which is one of the most topical global issues as well as to discuss ways of peaceful settlement,” Kim said.

This is the first time the leaders of the two countries have met.

Russia: 'We had substantive one-on-one talks' - Putin on summit with Kim02:26
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had “substantive one-on-one talks" with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un during their summit in Vladivostok on Thursday.

“We had the opportunity to talk about the history of the relations between our countries and opportunities for developing them today,” he said.

“Of course we talked about the situation on the Korean Peninsula. We exchanged views on what needs to be done to resolve the situation in a positive way,” he added.

“I came to Russia in order to exchange views on the current situation in the Korean Peninsula which is one of the most topical global issues as well as to discuss ways of peaceful settlement,” Kim said.

This is the first time the leaders of the two countries have met.

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