Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said that talks will start as a tete-a-tete between the leaders and then continue in meetings that will include other officials. The talks will largely focus on a political and diplomatic resolution to the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula, according to Ushakov.
The talks will largely focus on a political and diplomatic solution to the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula, according to Ushakov. At the same time, Japan’s NHK broadcaster reported, citing an unnamed high-ranking Russian official, that Putin was expected to suggest to Kim to resume the six-party nuclear talks, which were discontinued in 2009 after North Korea withdrew from the negotiations. Russia has reportedly informed the United States and China about its plans.
The leaders do not plan to issue a joint statement or sign documents after the talks, according to the Kremlin.
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