North Korea’s Kim in Russia Amid US Warnings Against Arms Deal 

Voice of America News reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia Tuesday where he is expected to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia’s far east amid warnings from the U.S. and South Korea against a potential arms transfer.

Tuesday, South Korean officials said they are closely monitoring the first meeting between Kim and Putin in four years.

‘The Ministry of National Defense believes that Kim Jong-un probably entered Russia early this morning using a private train,’ said spokesperson Jeon Ha-kyu, citing ‘the presence of a large number of military personnel’ that accompany Kim.

‘We are closely watching whether negotiations related to arms trade and technology transfer between North Korea and Russia will take place,’ he added…”

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