Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un pose for photos during a meeting in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un pose for photos during a meeting in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: Reuters
North Korea

North Korea-Russia ties to strengthen, Kim and Putin say in exchange of letters celebrating WWII victory over Japan

  • Russia’s Vladimir Putin said closer ties with North Korea would be in both countries’ interests, and claimed it would strengthen regional security
  • Kim Jong-un predicted in his letter to Putin marking Korea’s National Liberation Day that cooperation between the sides was only set to grow

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un pose for photos during a meeting in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un pose for photos during a meeting in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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