Tue Mar 5, 2019, 10:59 PM

Kim Jong Un's Russia Visit Confirmed Days After Talks With Trump Collapsed

Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said Monday. The date and place of the visit was not announced, but would be revealed soon.

The spokesperson said "there are constant contacts through diplomatic channels," Russian media reported.

"I have already said that such a visit is really on the agenda. There is a necessary invitation, and we hope that in the foreseeable future the exact date and place will also be agreed on,” Peskov reportedly said.

Meanwhile, Russian media also reported Monday that members of its parliamentary group on relations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (the official name for North Korea) will go to Pyongyang on April 12. The meeting is aimed at discussing the creation of a platform for dialogue between Russian, North Korean and South Korean parliamentarians.

"The trip is scheduled for April 12... Actively supported the creation of such a platform by friendship groups - Russian and North Korean. are also ready to join this work, we met, they are interested in having such a platform created," Kazbek Taysaev, the head of the group, said. He noted that "great interest" was also expressed by China for the talks.



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