‘Glad to see you’: Putin welcomes Mr Kim to Russia’s space rocket launch site

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Russia’s most modern space rocket launch site on Wednesday, TASS reported.

“I am glad to see you,” Mr Putin said as he shook Mr Kim’s hand for around 40 seconds. “This is our new cosmodrome.”

Via a translator, Mr Kim thanked Mr Putin for the invitation and for the warmth of his reception.

The North Korean leader travelled to Russia with his top military officials including Korean People’s Army Marshal Pak Jong Chon and Munitions Industry Department Director Jo Chun Ryong. REUTERS

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