TOKYO, September 12. /TASS/. North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang on a special train in the late afternoon on September 10 for a visit to Russia, the Voice of Korea radio station reported.
It is stressed that he will be accompanied by North Korea’s high-ranking party, government and military officials on his trip.
According to photographs published by the Korean Central News Agency, among others, the special train was boarded by Ri Pyong-chol, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Pak Jong-chon, head of the Workers’ Party of Korea military directorate. That said, members of the delegation have not been officially announced.
On September 11, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un would take place shortly. The Korean Central News Agency has also announced the North Korean leader’s upcoming visit to Russia.
Source : tass