North Korea's Kim to visit Russia in spring or summer: Lawmaker

Citing Russian lawmaker Alexander Bashkin, RIA news agency said on March 25 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for talks this spring or summer.
Citing Russian lawmaker Alexander Bashkin, RIA news agency said on March 25 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for talks this spring or summer. PHOTO: AFP

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for talks this spring or summer, RIA news agency cited Russian lawmaker Alexander Bashkin as saying on Monday (March 25).

The exact date of the trip has not been set yet, Mr Bashkin said.

The United States last week imposed new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme, the first such steps since a US-North Korean summit collapsed last month.