Photo: Getty Images Kim Jong UN is going to Russia with an official visit

Negotiations of the Russian President and the North Korean leader will take place on 25 April in Vladivostok.

The meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN will take place on 25 April in Vladivostok. This was announced by the presidential aide for international Affairs Yuri Ushakov, TASS on Tuesday, April 23.

“Date, 25 April in Vladivostok, our President will hold talks with Chairman of the state Council of the Democratic people’s Republic of Kim Jong-UN, who will visit our country on a visit, and this meeting will be the first contact of our President and the North Korean leader,” – said Ushakov.

The presidential aide explained why the meeting was told just now. “We did due to the fact that an agreement was reached with the North Korean counterparts about how to not transmit in the media about the upcoming visit,” he explained.

The programme of talks, according to assistant to the President, “typical”. He announced the conversation in a narrow format, followed by negotiations with the delegations, and there will be an official reception.

According to Ushakov, the heads of state will discuss various aspects of bilateral relations, in particular, is expected to exchange views on both political economic and cultural-humanitarian agenda. While the focus will be a peaceful solution to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.

He assured that the Russian side intends to contribute to the strengthening of positive trends, and also jointly with other concerned countries to continue to work to create conditions and favorable atmosphere to reach serious agreements to regulate the issue of the Korean Peninsula. Ushakov stressed that the upcoming talks with Kim Jong-UN just be aimed at solving these problems.

Earlier media reported that Kim Jong-UN will go to Russia on his armored train and will arrive to Vladivostok tomorrow night.


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