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North Korea’s Kim expresses resolve to fulfill agreements made with Kremlin

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, April 25, 2019. (Kremlin/Released)

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed his resolve to fulfill agreements made last month with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he met visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, state media KCNA reported on October 20.

Kim and Lavrov discussed ways to ramp up cooperation to actively respond to regional and global issues, KCNA said.

Lavrov also conveyed Putin’s greetings to Kim. North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui and Lavrov signed a plan for exchanges in 2024-25 as they explored ways to expand cooperation in politics, the economy, science, and technology, KCNA said.