Information about Mr. Kim Jong-un’s rare foreign trip was published in the newspaper new York Times Reported on 4 September.
Sheet new York Times Citing US and allied sources, Mr Kim Jong-un will travel from Pyongyang, possibly by armored train, to Vladivostok on Russia’s Pacific coast, where he will meet Mr Putin.
new York Times “The two leaders will be at the Far Eastern Federal University campus in Vladivostok to participate in the Eastern Economic Forum to be held from September 10 to 13,” it added.
In Vladivostok – a port city not far from North Korea, the two leaders will discuss Kim Jong-un sending artillery shells and anti-tank missiles to Russia in exchange for Moscow’s advanced technology in satellites and ships. Nuclear power runs underground – according to sources.
A photo released by the North Korean state news agency shows Kim Jong-un (right) posing with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in July. Photo: KCNA
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the above news from the company reuters,
Meanwhile, the White House National Security Council (NSC) declined to confirm the article when asked, but said Kim Jong-un can expect high-level talks in Russia.
according to the sheet new York TimesA delegation of about 20 North Korean officials, including some in charge of the leader’s security procedures, arrived in Vladivostok in late August.
new York Times After the Vladivostok stop, Mr Kim Jong-un is likely to visit the state-of-the-art Vostochny Cosmodrome in the far eastern Amur region, he said. According to the newspaper, North Korea may demand access to advanced technology for satellites and nuclear-powered submarines.
Pyongyang failed in two consecutive satellite launches in late May and August. North Korea said it would try to launch again in October.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vladivostok, Russia, 2019. Photo: Reuters
The news that the two leaders of Russia and the United States were to meet was released in the context of Moscow seeking closer military ties with North Korea.
According to the news agency reutersRussia has discussed conducting joint military exercises with North Korea.
The US has warned about the possibility that North Korea could supply more weapons to Russia. However, both North Korea and Russia rejected this information from America.