December 09, 2023

Kim Jong Un discusses next steps for Russia cooperation at politburo meeting

North Korean leader also holds banquet for over 150 participants of delegation for last week’s 9-day Russia trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a politburo meeting with his top political and military officials to discuss “expanding” cooperation with Russia in accordance with agreements made during his nine-day trip to the country, according to state media on Friday.

The Rodong Sinmun reported that Kim also held a banquet on Wednesday for those who went with him on the long train journey, and revealed in a group photo that over 150 people joined his delegation to the Russian Far East from Sept. 10 to 18.