Russian President Putin invites two Koreas to economic summit
“We might be completely happy to see you as an honorary visitor” on the Vladivostok discussion board which begins on September 11, Putin informed Moon throughout a press convention after they held talks in Moscow. The Russian chief has additionally invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to the occasion, in addition to the leaders of China and Japan.
Thus far, solely Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has confirmed his attendance.
Right this moment Russian media reported that Kim has not but responded to the Kremlin’s invitation. “There has not been a solution but,” Putin’s aide Yury Ushakov was quoted as saying by TASS information company.
Throughout his press convention with Moon, Putin mentioned he “welcomed” a latest historic summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore, when the 2 leaders signed a joint doc calling for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
“We hope this may permit tensions to be considerably decreased within the Korean peninsula and sooner or later create situations for the formation of a sustainable safety system within the area,” he mentioned.
Throughout his three-day go to, Moon can also be anticipated to observe South Korea’s World Cup match towards Mexico tomorrow within the metropolis of Rostov-on-Don.