Putin tells Kim Jong-un that they will broaden ‘constructive bilateral relations,’ North Korea claims

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Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Monday, promising to expand cooperation between the two nations inspite of becoming increasingly ostracized on the environment phase. 

“It mentioned that we would keep on to extend the in depth and constructive bilateral relations with widespread efforts, including that this would entirely conform with the passions of the peoples of the two international locations and add to strengthening the stability and security of the Korean peninsula and the full of the Northeastern Asian region,” North Korean state media outlet KCNA wrote. 

Putin despatched the letter to commemorate the working day of liberation, a national vacation that marks Korea’s liberation from Japan 77 yrs ago. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un posing for a photo prior to their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin, ideal, and North Korea’s chief Kim Jong Un posing for a photo prior to their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. 
(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo through AP)

North Korea joined Russia and three other nations in voting towards a United Nations resolution in March condemning Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. 

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Kim also wrote a letter to Putin on Monday, telling the Russian President that “pleasant and cooperative relations involving the two international locations dependent on comradely friendship and militant unity would expand much better” in the coming several years, KCNA reported. 

Putin’s letter will come as the Kremlin has sought to cozy up to Russia’s allies amid the invasion of Ukraine. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, June 5, 2019. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes arms with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, June 5, 2019. 
(REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool)

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Zhang Hanhui, China’s ambassador to Moscow, touted his country’s near romance with Russia earlier this 7 days and accused the United States of provoking Russia to invade Ukraine. 

“As the architect and main instigator of the Ukrainian crisis, Washington, while imposing unprecedented complete sanctions on Russia, carries on to offer arms and military gear to Ukraine,” Zhang explained to the Russian media outlet Tass. 

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