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Vladimir Putin will visit North Korean Kim Jong Un and worries the West

Vladimir Putin will visit North Korean Kim Jong Un and worries the West
Vladimir Putin will visit North Korean Kim Jong Un and worries the West

Surprisingly, the Kremlin confirmed the date. The Russian president has not visited Pyongyang for 24 years. Washington claims that North Korea has supplied weapons to Russia to help it fight in Ukraine.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit North Korea on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Kremlin said. in a rare trip that underlines Moscow’s burgeoning partnership with the nuclear country.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un extended an invitation to Putin during a visit to the Russian Far East in September. Putin last visited Pyongyang in July 2000.

“At the invitation of DPRK Chairman of State Affairs Kim Jong Un, “Vladimir Putin will pay a friendly state visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on June 18 and 19.”declared the Kremlin.

Putin will next visit Vietnam on June 19 and 20, according to the Kremlin. Both visits were planned, although the dates had not been previously announced.

Russia has been at pains to publicize the revival of its relationship with North Korea since the start of the war in Ukraine.which has sparked alarm among the United States and its allies in Europe and Asia.

Washington claims North Korea has supplied weapons to Russia to help it fight in Ukraine, although Pyongyang has repeatedly denied this.

For Putin, who claims that Russia is engaged in an existential battle with the West over Ukrainecourting Kim allows him to put Washington and its Asian allies in trouble.

United Nations observers concluded that at least one ballistic missile fired from Russia at a Ukrainian city in January was manufactured in North Korea. Ukrainian officials say they have counted about 50 such missiles delivered to Russia by North Korea.

Source: Ambito

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