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On June 18th and 19th, Putin will make his first visit to North Korea since 2000

On June 18th and 19th, Putin will make his first visit to North Korea since 2000

On June 18th and 19th, Putin will make his first visit to North Korea since 2000

The Russian President, Vladimir Putinwill make its first visit on June 18th and 19th North Korea where did he come from as soon as he arrived at the Kremlin in the year 2000 and, subsequently, it will move to Vietnam.

He Kremlin emphasized in a statement that Putin will hold a “friendly state visit” for Pyongyang at the invitation of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un.

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Kim He invited put on visit your country during the historic meeting they held in Far East Russian in September 2023.

As reported on Monday by the Russian Presidency, put on will travel on Tuesday to Republic of Yakutiawhere will you fly to? Pyongyang.

The Foreign Espionage Service (SVR) in Russia He assured on Monday that he hopes that the visit of put on to bring “good results”.

From the visit of the president of Russia for North Korea We hope for good results. The visit is well prepared. There will be results”he said Sergei Narishkinhead of the SVR, in statements to the TASS agency.

He Kremlin defended “the right to develop friendly relations” with residents of Russia -which shares around 20 kilometers of border with the Korean peninsula-, which “This should not concern anyone nor can it be questioned.”

“We will continue to do so crescent way. The potential for the development of our bilateral relations is very profound”, he stressed.

The first and last time put on He traveled as president to this country in July 2000, when he governed. Kim Jong Ilfather of the current leader who died in 2011.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigureceived a great reception when he visited what is known as ‘hermit kingdom‘ in July 2023.

Over the last year, both countries have greatly strengthened their cooperation, especially in the defense sector, an approach that was cemented after the summit that Putin and the North Korean leader held in the Russian Far East, in September 2023.

According to the Western powers, Pyongyang During this period, he transferred thousands of containers with weapons that the Russian army used against Ukraine and in return, it is estimated that Moscow advised the North Korean regime to launch spy satellites, actions that constitute a violation of North Korean sanctions UN against North Korea.

After your visit to North KoreaPutin will travel to Vietnam where he will be received by the secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trongthe man with the most power in the country, an ally of Moscow during the Cold War.

Since taking office in May for a fifth presidential term, put onagainst whom there is a warrant for the arrest of the International Criminal Courttraveled to China, Belarus and Uzbekistan.

Source: Elcomercio

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