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Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia - Kyodo

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia - Kyodo Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin (photo: GettyImages)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia - his armored train was spotted at Hasan station in the town of Hasan on the border between North Korea and Russia, according to Kyodo.

An unnamed Russian source confirmed to the publication that Kim Jong Un is already on Russian territory. He is expected to travel from the Hasan station to Vladivostok, where a meeting with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is anticipated.

Reuters quotes Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, who stated that this will be a "full-fledged visit."

"There will be negotiations between two delegations, and after that, if necessary, the leaders will continue their communication in a one-on-one format," he said.

Putin-Kim Jong Un metting

The meeting between the two dictators is expected to take place during the annual Eastern Economic Forum. It is anticipated that they will discuss the transfer of North Korean weapons to Russia, including artillery ammunition. According to the Financial Times, both sides are willing to reach an agreement, although a source within the Ukrainian intelligence services informed RBC-Ukraine that this information has not been confirmed yet.

For more details on the supply of weapons from North Korea, you can read the article by RBC-Ukraine.