Kremlin confirms meeting between Putin and Kim Jong Un will take place April 25 in Vladivostok
Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov confirmed that Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet on April 25 in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok. He said that official information about the location and timing of the meting had not previously been released to journalists in accordance with an agreement made during the planning stage of the meeting.
The Kremlin first confirmed that talks between the two leaders would take place on April 18. The North Korean side followed suit on the morning of April 23. The summit will represent the first time Kim Jong Un has been on Russian soil and the first time he has met with Putin.
Kommersant has received reports that talks between Kim and Putin will take place at Russia’s Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island, several kilometers away from Vladivostok. The newspaper wrote that Kim Jong Un is scheduled to arrive in Russia on April 24 in the same armored train that his father, Kim Jong Il, used to reach Russia in 2002.