North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed closer ties as they began their first summit Thursday in the far-eastern Russian city of Vladivostok.
Kim, who is searching for economic help amid deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States, said he hopes to solidify relations with Moscow and looks forward to productive talks with Putin.
“I think it will be a good meeting to further develop the relationship between two countries which have long histories and traditions,” Kim told Putin.
Putin said he supports North Korea’s improved relations with Washington and that he hopes to see closer ties with …read more
Source: Voice of America