Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Vladivostok, where on Thursday held its first full meeting with the Chairman of the state Council of the Democratic people's Republic of Korea Kim Jong-UN.
in addition, because this is the 1st contact 2 politicians and the first trip of Kim Jong-UN in the Russian Federation since its coming to power in 2011, it's 1st foreign visit as the head of the state Council of the DPRK after his re-election to the post in April this year.
The details of the trip, Kim Jong-UN in the Russian Federation until the last moment kept in secret due to confidentiality requirements. An official letter about the date and place of the talks came just two days before them - on Tuesday the assistant to the Russian leader Yury Ushakov confirmed that Putin will hold a meeting with Kim Jong-UN on 25 April in Vladivostok.
The summit will be held on the home campus of far Eastern Federal University on island Russian. FEFU built in 2012 for the APEC summit, is the largest in the far East education, research and innovation center.
the head of 2 countries will hold a meeting on Thursday afternoon - around 13-14 hours local time, that is, about 6-7 am GMT. First They will talk tete-a-tete, then the dialogue does not stop in the extended format with the participation of delegations. However, neither signing nor the leaders ' joint statements on the results of negotiations are scheduled.
The parties intend to discuss bilateral relations and regional cooperation issues, and the focus of these negotiations is expected to be a politico-diplomatic solution to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula. Japanese television channel NHK, pointing to an unnamed occupying a high position of the Russian bureaucracy, first reported that at the conference in Vladivostok Russia can offer the North Korean side to return to the format of the six-party talks on the nuclear issue. They were launched in 2003 with the participation of the DPRK, South Korea, Russia, China, USA and Japan, but were suspended in 2008.