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Diplomacy: Putin in North Korea: Agreement on cooperation

Diplomacy: Putin in North Korea: Agreement on cooperation
Diplomacy: Putin in North Korea: Agreement on cooperation

Russia wants to cooperate more closely with the isolated North Korea. There is a document to this effect, but its contents are not known.

Russia and North Korea want to sign a comprehensive cooperation agreement during a visit by President Vladimir Putin to Pyongyang. Putin has approved the Foreign Ministry’s draft agreement, the Kremlin in Moscow announced. The document is to be signed at the highest level, i.e. by Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

No details were given about the content of the contract. On his trip to the Far East, the Kremlin chief first visited the Russian city of Yakutsk before he is expected in North Korea in the evening local time. According to Western findings, the isolated communist country is supplying Russia with ammunition for its war of aggression against Ukraine. Putin himself praised the “steadfast support” from Pyongyang in an article for the North Korean newspaper “Rodong Sinmun”.

The visit to North Korea is scheduled to last until Wednesday. After that, Putin will fly on to Vietnam for a two-day visit there.

Source: Stern

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