May 16, 2021

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Russian President ready to meet Kim Jong Un “at an early date”: Rodong

Request comes in annual greetings exchanged on Korea's Liberation Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has notified North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he is ready to hold a summit soon, according to greetings appearing on the front page of DPRK ruling party organ the Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday.

“I affirm that I am ready to meet you at an early date to discuss urgent issues of bilateral relations and important matters of the region,” Putin reportedly conveyed to Kim on the occasion of  Korea's Liberation Day.