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North Korean leader hosts defense minister Sergei Shoigu at weapons expo in Pyongyang

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted Russia’s visiting defense chief Sergei Shoigu at a weapons exhibition in Pyongyang on Wednesday, according to state media, where the DPRK military also showed off new unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and its largest nuclear missiles.