MOSCOW, June 4. /TASS/. DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN received an invitation to visit Russia, the site of the Eastern economic forum (WEF) in Vladivostok in September is proposed as one of the options, but the exact parameters of a possible visit yet. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, during the meeting with the DPRK leader, in Pyongyang on 31 may, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, “gave Kim Jong Ynu invitation to visit Russia and, in particular, as one of the possible reasons for such a visit, figured, really, the East economic forum”. “As far as it will be convenient and adequate for the North Korean side, show time and work through diplomatic channels. While some of the exact parameters of the [possible visit] is not” – said the representative of the Kremlin.
He answered negatively to the question, passed whether Kim Jong UN is the response message of Vladimir Putin.
This Peskov said that the meeting of the President and the leader of the DPRK on the sidelines of the SCO summit, which will take place June 9-10 in China, have not worked out.
The representative of the Kremlin recalled that on 8 June the scheduled state visit of Putin to Beijing, the SCO summit will be held June 9-10 at the Chinese Qingdao. According to Peskov, “the President for this visit was timed interview with Chinese media, it will be released closer to the visit.”
Fourth Eastern economic forum will be held in Vladivostok from 11 to 13 September 2018. The forum will be traditionally held at the site of the campus of the far Eastern Federal University on island Russian.
Last Friday, the North Korean Agency KCNA , that the DPRK and Russia agreed to hold a meeting at the highest level this year. According to him, the relevant agreement was reached on the results of the may 31 talks between DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN and Minister for foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov to Pyongyang.
Lavrov became the first Russian who met with the current leader of the DPRK. The meeting was held at the residence of honorable guests “Pakhlavon”. This visit took place against the background of enhanced dialogue between Seoul and Pyongyang and only two weeks before the scheduled meeting, Kim Jong-UN and U.S. President Donald trump in Singapore. It is scheduled for June 12.