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LIVE UPDATES: Russia, North Korea Sign Strategic Agreement

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide Yury Ushakov earlier said that the two leaders are due to discuss “the most important and sensitive issues” during Wednesday’s talks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have begun talks at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang with the participation of delegations.
Putin is currently on a state visit to North Korea, which is largely focused on the international agenda. Moscow and Pyongyang are expected to sign a number of bilateral documents, including a landmark Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement.
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Putin's Visit to North Korea May Create Mechanisms to Reduce Sanctions Impact
The visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to North Korea is an impetus for creating mechanisms to reduce the impact of sanctions on bilateral relations, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

"Yes, of course, there are restrictions, but there are mechanisms for the making our relations more sovereign. These mechanisms may well be involved, and this minimizes the negative consequences of these illegal restrictions that apply to our two countries," Peskov told the media.

The need to create such mechanisms is being discussed during the visit, the spokesman added.
10:08 GMT 19.06.2024
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UN Sanctions Against North Korea Must Be Reconsidered - Putin
09:43 GMT 19.06.2024
Putin is a "dearest friend of the Korean people" - Kim
09:31 GMT 19.06.2024
Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement Defensive by Nature
The Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement between Russia and North Korea is peaceful and defensive in nature, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Wednesday.
"This is a powerful agreement... nothing more than a document of a truly constructive, promising, exclusively peaceful and defensive nature, designed to protect and defend the basic interests of the peoples of the two countries. I have no doubt that it will become the driving force accelerating the creation of a new multipolar world," Kim Jong-un said.
The agreement meets the strategic nature of relations between the two countries in a new era, the North Korean leader added.
"Time has changed. The status of North Korea and Russia in the global geopolitical structure has also changed," the leader added.
09:18 GMT 19.06.2024
The Russia-North Korea Agreement Implies Mutual Assistance in Case of Aggression Against Participants, Putin Explained
07:55 GMT 19.06.2024
People of North Korea greet Russian President Vladimir Putin - Sputnik International, 1920, 19.06.2024
From Strong Russia to Impressive Pyongyang: Key Takeaways From Putin-Kim Talks
07:52 GMT 19.06.2024
Putin and Kim Jong-un signed a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sign a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement. June 19, 2024. - Sputnik International, 1920, 19.06.2024
Russia, North Korea Agree on Mutual Assistance in Case of Aggression
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Russia, North Korea Relations Entering New Era – Kim
05:49 GMT 19.06.2024
North Korea Intends to Strengthen Strategic Cooperation With Russia
North Korea intends to strengthen strategic cooperation with Russia amid the deteriorating situation in the world, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said on Wednesday.
"Now the situation in the world is becoming more complicated and changing rapidly. In this situation, we intend to further strengthen strategic communication with Russia, with the Russian leadership," Kim said at talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
05:31 GMT 19.06.2024
The welcoming ceremony in honor of the Russian President's Vladimir Putin's visit to the North Korea began. - Sputnik International, 1920, 19.06.2024
Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un Hold Talks
05:21 GMT 19.06.2024
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Kim Jong-un Praises Russia’s Role in Strategic Balance in the World, Fully Supports Special Military Operation
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un noted during talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday the role of Moscow in maintaining strategic stability in the world and expressed full support for Russia in conduction the special military operation.
"The government of North Korea appreciates the important mission and role of a strong Russia in maintaining strategic stability and balance in the world, and also expresses full support and solidarity to the Russian government, army and people in carrying out the special military operation in Ukraine to protect sovereignty, security interests, and also territorial integrity," Kim said.
05:08 GMT 19.06.2024
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