What to expect from a long-awaited Kim-Putin summit
Though the two have plenty to discuss, stalled nuclear diplomacy limits what can actually be achieved
It’s confirmed: Kim Jong Un is scheduled to travel to Russia for a summit with Vladimir Putin. No date has yet been confirmed, with the Kremlin’s announcement stating the meeting would occur in “the second half of April,” though analysts have narrowed down the date to April 24-25.
Kim will reportedly stay in the country for three days, indicating that Kim’s purpose goes beyond convening with Russia’s leader. Similar to his father’s visits to the Russian Far East, Kim may spend some of his time observing Russian industrial complexes.
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