Kim Jong-UN invited to the Eastern economic forum
Moscow. June 4. INTERFAX.RU — North Korean Leader Kim Jong-UN invited to visit Russia in September this year, he faces East economic forum in Vladivostok, said the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Ivan Melnikov.
“We know that he (Lavrov — Interfax) delivered a message from President Putin to Kim Jong Ynu, including the invitation to visit Kazakhstan with an official visit within the framework of the fourth Eastern economic forum in Vladivostok, which will be held in September this year”, — said Melnikov during a meeting with a delegation of the DPRK on Monday.
Visit of Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in the DPRK took place on may 31. During the visit the Russian foreign Minister met with the Chairman of the state Council of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN and North Korean foreign Minister Lee Yong-Ho.
According the official North Korean Agency KCNA, Kim Jong UN held a “friendly and useful conversation” with the Russian Minister of foreign Affairs.
During the meeting they discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula and in the region. The leader of the DPRK, in particular, stated that the will of his country “to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula remains unchanged, consistent and solid” and noted that “wants to find the solution corresponding to the interests of all parties.”
In turn, the Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Artem Kozhin said that the Russian side has publicly expressed support for the efforts of Pyongyang and Washington to normalize bilateral relations and hope for a successful summit, the DPRK, the United States.