Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea Kim Yong-nam sent a message from head of state Kim Jong-un to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin replied by inviting the leader of North Korea to Russia,reported TASS.
"I have the honor to convey to you sincere greetings from Kim Jong-un," said the Korean politician.
At the meeting, Putin mentioned the summit between the leader of North Korea and U.S. President Donald Trump, saying that this meeting staved off the possibility of a military conflict on the Korean peninsula.
Putin also invited Kim Jong-un to visit Russia.
“I would like to convey to the leader of North Korea an invitation to visit Russia. In particular, this could be done as part of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September of this year. Or it could be done separately,” he said.
Earlier, on May 31, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made an official visit to North Korea.