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Kim Jong-un to meet Putin in Russia for talks over supplying weapons

By Nicola Slawson and Justin McCurry

05 Sep 2023 · 2 min read

informed Summary

  1. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is reportedly set to visit Russia this month to meet President Vladimir Putin. The agenda of the meeting is believed to be discussions on potential arms supply to Russia for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Kim Jong-un will reportedly travel to Russia this month to meet Vladimir Putin and discuss the possibility of supplying weapons to the Kremlin for the war in Ukraine.

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said details of the expected meeting were still unclear, but added that it was likely to take place in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, given its proximity to North Korea.

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