The New York Times report cited by Reuters also reveals that Kim Jong Un is expected to travel from Pyongyang to Vladivostok on the Pacific coast by armored train.
The White House has not yet commented on these reports, but it should be noted that the visit would come after Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu recently visited North Korea and tried to convince Pyongyang to sell artillery munitions to Russia.
We also recently reported that, according to US intelligence, negotiations between Russia and North Korea on a large-scale arms deal are “actively moving forward”. The communist country
CAN SELL RUSSIA A SIGNIFICANT QUANTITY OF AMMUNITION FOR THE MOST DIFFERENT TYPES OF WEAPONS, INCLUDING ARTILLERY SYSTEMS.
White House national security spokesman John Kirby spoke on Wednesday about concerns about a possible arms deal between the two countries.
High-level talks are likely to continue in the coming months
Kirby said, adding that North Korea already delivered anti-personnel missiles to Russia last year.
American UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield previously stated that the arms deal would violate the World Organization’s resolutions on North Korea, which Russia has also accepted.
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