July 10, 2020

Kim Jong Un to visit Russia, meet Vladimir Putin this month: Kremlin
Summit will be the first between the two countries since 2011

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit the Russian Federation this month, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday, confirming weeks of speculation that a DPRK-Russia summit is in works.

The visit comes on the formal invitation of President Vladimir Putin, with the two leaders set to meet for what will be Kim Jong Un's first summit with a Russian leader and his tenth with a foreign head of state since coming to power.