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Kim hopes for 'successful' meeting with Putin

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un said as he arrived in Vladivostok on Wednesday that he hopes to have a "successful" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Kim noted he expects a "substantive" discussion with Putin on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, as well as on the bilateral ties between Moscow and Pyongyang.

The two leaders are scheduled to meet for the first time ever on Thursday, April 25. Ahead of the summit, Kim expressed hope that Russia and North Korea will further develop their "traditional relationship" in safeguarding "world peace and security."

Breaking the News / NP