The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un is already back in his country after a week-long visit to Russiaaccording to the state news agency KCNA, which considered that the marshal’s trip “opened a new page” in regards to bilateral ties.
Kim’s armored train crossed the border through the only land crossing that connects both neighboring countries and reached the Tumen River station, located in the extreme northeast and the first one on the other side of the border with Russia, in the morning (time local) on Monday, according to KCNA.
“Through his visit to the Russian Federation, the respected Comrade Kim Jong-un further strengthened the camaraderie and friendly ties with Russian President Putin and the Government and people of Russia and opened a new chapter in the development of relations between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (official name of the country) and Russia,” the short text indicates.
This trip, which has had Kim in Russia for seven days, has been the longest made to date by the North Korean leader since he came to power more than a decade ago.
Kim and the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, They held a summit at the Vostochny cosmodrome, in the Amur region, and although the details have not been made public, Putin assured after the meeting that there is room for military and space cooperation between the two countries.