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Russia’s Putin to visit Pyongyang at Kim Jong Un’s invitation


Army, financial and different sorts of cooperation between North Korea and Russia sharply elevated for the reason that North Korean chief met Putin within the Russian far east final September.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is readying to go to North Korea on Tuesday for his first journey to the nation in 24 years.

The Russian chief is about to visit the remoted nation for 2 days at the invitation of North Korean chief Kim Jong Un, state-run Korean Central Information Company mentioned.

The talks are anticipated to concentrate on increasing navy cooperation between the international locations as each stay in the midst of separate intensifying confrontations with the West.

Army, financial and different sorts of cooperation between North Korea and Russia sharply elevated for the reason that North Korean chief met Putin within the Russian far east final September, of their first assembly since 2019.

US and South Korean officers have accused Pyongyang of offering Russia with artillery, missiles and different navy gear to assist delay its combating in Ukraine, probably in return for key navy applied sciences and support.

Each Pyongyang and Moscow have denied the accusations, which might be in violation of UN Safety Council resolutions.

The Kremlin has beforehand mentioned it “extremely appreciates” Pyongyang’s help for Russia’s navy motion in Ukraine and talked about its “shut and fruitful cooperation” at the UN and different worldwide organisations.

Russia and China have repeatedly blocked the US and its companions’ makes an attempt to impose contemporary UN sanctions on North Korea over its barrage of banned ballistic missile exams.

Andrei Lankov, an knowledgeable on North Korea at Kookmin College in Seoul, famous that in change for offering artillery munitions and short-range ballistic missiles, Pyongyang hopes to get higher-end weapons from Moscow.

Lankov famous that whereas Russia might be reluctant to share its state-of-the-art navy applied sciences with North Korea, it’s keen to obtain munitions from Pyongyang. “There may be by no means sufficient ammunition in a struggle, there’s a nice demand for them,” Lankov mentioned.

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