October 01, 2023

Russia defense chief Shoigu to lead military delegation to North Korea this week

State media says Russian delegation to attend Korean War anniversary events as Pyongyang prepares for military parade

A Russian military delegation will visit Pyongyang this week to attend July 27 Korean War armistice anniversary events, North Korean state media announced Tuesday afternoon.

The “congratulatory visit” will be led by Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).