DPRK confirms Kim Jong Un to visit Russia for summit with Putin

# 04:06
23 April 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Monday, ONA rpeorts quoting sputniknews.

The agency said the visit will happen "soon," but did not disclose further details.

Earlier on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the two leaders would meet at the end of April.

The meeting is expected to take place at Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, according to a report by Kommersant. The location has reportedly been chosen by North Korea due to security concerns.

This will be Kim's first visit to Russia. His predecessor, Kim Jong-Il, visited Russia three times, last time being in 2011.