World

North Korea's Kim arrives for summit with Russia's Putin

24 April 2019 - 69   - 0

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from President Vladimir Putin while Pyongyang’s nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo.

The armored train carrying Kim — on his first official visit to Russia — pulled into the quayside station in Vladivostok, on the Pacific Ocean, a few hours after crossing from North Korea into Russia.

After a brief delay while the door of Kim’s carriage was lined up with a red carpet laid out on the platform, the door opened and a smiling Kim stepped out.

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment



Top Stories

Speaker says debate on Rishad's NCM to be held on June 18 and 19

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament a short while ago that the debate on the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) on Minister Rishad Bathiudeen will be h...

23 May 2019 - Views : 33

Retired doctor found killed in Kotahena

23 May 2019

PM calls for report on Rishad within two weeks

23 May 2019

Immigration Department officials urge govt. to appoint Controller General

23 May 2019



style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">

 

Features & Analysis

In Pictures: Vesak celebrations

Though security considerations in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks led to the cancellation o...

Gamini Dissanayake Foundation opens new Head Office in Kollupitiya

The Gamini Dissanayake Foundation opened its new Head Office at the first floor of the Blue Ocean Apartment building ...

Sri Lankan High Commission in UK hosts reception for national cricket team

The Sri Lankan High Commission in London, recently hosted a reception for the Sri Lankan cricket team in the UK that ...

Elections Commission extends deadline to accept entries for PAURA short film festival

The deadline for accepting short film entries for the 'PAURA' Short Film Festival organised by the Elect...



style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">