Kremlin confirms plans for Kim Jong Un to visit Russia

Kremlin confirms plans for Kim Jong Un to visit Russia
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Moscow confirmed plans Monday for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia for a meeting, the details of which are still unclear.

"There is no clarity now. The contacts have been ongoing through diplomatic channels. Indeed, this visit is on the agenda and there was an invitation," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to Russian news agency TASS. "We hope that in the near future the exact date and venue will be agreed on through diplomatic channels."


Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier that Kim had been invited to Russia, although he has not given details on what the leaders planned to discuss, according to TASS.

The North Korean leader finished his second summit with President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal MORE in Hanoi, Vietnam, last week.

Talks broke down on Thursday as the leaders failed to reach an agreement on sanctions relief and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Russian state-run media reportedly mocked the sudden collapse of talks.

“It ended so badly the sides even avoided signing any joint agreement," one host said, according to a translation reported by CNN. "Crafty Kim Jong Un was ready for some concessions, but not the ones Trump reportedly wanted.”

Another host reportedly called the results "meager."

“Overall very, very meager for such a pompous summit," they said, according to CNN's translation.