Russian defense minister may visit North Korea this month

Russian defense minister may visit North Korea this month
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  • calendar-gray 10 October 2019

Moscow and Pyongyang are looking into the possibility of organizing a visit to North Korea by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, APA reports citing TASS

During the visit, Shoigu is expected to meet with North Korean People's Armed Forces Minister No Kwang Chol.

The sides are expected to discuss defense cooperation and the situation on the Korean Peninsula in the light of the US-North Korean denuclearization talks.

The Russian defense minister will visit China prior to his trip to Pyongyang.

Shoigu and No Kwang Chol met in April on the sidelines of the Moscow International Security Conference.

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