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Putin to pay 2-day visit to North Korea from Tuesday: Kremlin

Russian president will also head to Vietnam on June 19-20

Elena Teslova  | 17.06.2024 - Update : 17.06.2024
Putin to pay 2-day visit to North Korea from Tuesday: Kremlin

MOSCOW

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a two-day visit to North Korea from Tuesday, the Kremlin said on Monday.

"At the invitation of Chairman of State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will pay a friendly state visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on June 18-19," the Kremlin said in a statement.

After North Korea, Putin will head to Vietnam, also on a two-day state visit.

"Following Putin's talks in Vietnam, a joint statement will be adopted and several bilateral documents will be signed. During Putin's visit to Vietnam, it is planned to discuss the development of partnership between Moscow and Hanoi, and issues on the international and regional agenda," according to the readout.

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