How Kim's meeting with Putin at Russian spaceport may hint at his space and weapons ambitions


September 13, 2023

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a global guessing game on when and where they would meet, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin got together at a rocket launch facility in the Russian Far East on Wednesday for their first summit in four years.

The talks between the isolated, nuclear-armed leaders lasted for more than four hours and focused on expanding the military cooperation of two countries in intensifying confrontations with the West.

The decision to meet at Vostochny Cosmodrome, a major satellite launch facility, may communicate what Kim sees as the cr...

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