Kim Jong Un invites Vladimir Putin to visit DPRK

# 07:38
26 April 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to pay a return visit to DPRK after the Summit in Vladivostok, AFP reports citing the KCNA, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

Vladimir Putin has reportedly said that he was ready to visit the country.

According to the report, during the bilateral Summit, Kim and Putin have agreed on taking actions to bring trade and economic relations between Russia and DPRK to a new level.

Putin and Kim met on Thursday for the first time at the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky island in Vladivostok. This was not only their first Summit and Kim's first visit to Russia since he came to power in 2011, but also the North Korean leader's first overseas trip since his reelection as the chairman of the State Affairs Commission earlier in April.