May 26, 2024
KCNA Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EN)

New Milestone for Development of DPRK-Russia Relations Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Has Historic Meeting with Comrade President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin at Vostochny Spaceport

Date: 14/09/2023 | Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EN) | Read original version at source

Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un , General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), had a historic meeting with Comrade Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, President of the Russian Federation, at the Vostochny Spaceport in Amur Oblast of the Far Eastern Region of Russia, on September 13.

The traditional relations of friendship between the DPRK and the Russian Federation, consolidated through the trials of history generation after generation and century after century, are further developing into the invincible comrade-in-arms relations and the ever-lasting strategic relations amid the deep friendship and special comradeship between Comrade Kim Jong Un and Comrade Putin.

The Vostochny Spaceport was in a warm welcoming atmosphere to greet respected Comrade Kim Jong Un who is paying an official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation for the new development of the DPRK-Russia friendly and cooperative relations that has a proud history and tradition.

The private train of respected Comrade Kim Jong Un arrived at the Vostochny Spaceport at 13:00 local time.

When he got off the train, the guards of honour of the three services of the armed forces of the Russian Federation courteously received him with the deepest respect.

He exchanged greetings with Alexandr Kozlov, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, and other Russian leading officials and headed for the venue of the meeting with Comrade President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

He was accompanied by Comrade Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, Comrades Ri Pyong Chol and Pak Jong Chon, Marshals of the Korean People’s Army, Comrade Kang Sun Nam, Minister of National Defence of the DPRK, Comrades O Su Yong and Pak Thae Song, Secretaries of the WPK Central Committee, and other senior party, government and military officials and suite members.

The national flags of the DPRK and the Russian Federation were fluttering before the carrier rocket assembly and test complex where the top leaders of the DPRK and Russia would meet.

When respected Comrade Kim Jong Un , General Secretary of the WPK and President of the State Affairs of the DPRK arrived, Comrade Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, President of the Russian Federation, warmly greeted him.

He gladly met and exchanged friendly greetings with President Putin.

President Putin warmly welcomed him for visiting the Russian Federation again at a significant and crucial time for the development of the Russia-DPRK relations.

Expressing thanks to President Putin for the kind invitation and warm reception despite his busy schedule for leading the overall state affairs, respected Comrade Kim Jong Un said that he was pleased with the meeting being held in a very exceptional and special environment.

He, together with Comrade President Putin, looked round the Vostochny Spaceport.

He was guided by Comrade Yuri Borisov, Head of the Russian state-run corporation Roscosmos, and Comrade Nikolai Nestechuk, Director General of the Centre for the Operation of Ground-based Space Infrastructure.

The Vostochny Spaceport is a comprehensive space launching base of Russia that has contributed to the remarkable growth of space development by successfully ensuring the launches of space capsules and satellites for different applications and is playing an important role in promoting the socio-economic development of Amur Oblast and the Far Eastern Region.

Looking round the carrier rocket assembly and test complex, together with President Putin, respected Comrade Kim Jong Un was briefed on the detailed technical features of Soyuz-2, Angara and other type of carrier rockets and their assembling and launching processes.

He also looked round the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket launching complex and the Angara carrier rocket launching complex under construction and was briefed on the state of their operation and construction, the successes and experience gained by Russia in the field of space industry and the prospects for future development.

Highly appreciating the invaluable successes being achieved by the Vostochny Spaceport successfully built under the strategic space development plan of Comrade Putin, he sincerely wished for brilliant succession of the noble spirit and traditions of strong Russia which explored the path to space.

He expressed deep thanks to Comrade Putin for personally organizing the visit to the important spaceport with sincerity and accompanying him during the visit.

President Putin showed his private car to respected Comrade Kim Jong Un before having a warm talk.

Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un left his autograph in the visitor’s book - “The glory of Russia that produced the first conquerors of space will last forever. Kim Jong Un 2023. 9. 13” .

More From Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EN)

U.S. is Aggravating Tensions: Russian Vice Foreign Minister Warns

U.S. is Aggravating Tensions: Russian Vice Foreign Minister Warns

The U.S. is now aggravating tensions, introducing intermediate and shorter-range missiles into Europe and the Asia Pacific. It is

May 22, 2024

The U.S. is now aggravating tensions, introducing intermediate and shorter-range missiles into Europe and the Asia Pacific. It is

China Condemns U.S. Sanctions on Its Industries

China Condemns U.S. Sanctions on Its Industries

Recently, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce of China published a strong stance against the U.S. aiming at imposing

May 22, 2024

Recently, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce of China published a strong stance against the U.S. aiming at imposing

U.S. Children Lose Parents to Social Evils

U.S. Children Lose Parents to Social Evils

Recently, the U.S. “HealthDay News” released a new study report on the number of children who lost parents in 2020: According

May 20, 2024

Recently, the U.S. “HealthDay News” released a new study report on the number of children who lost parents in 2020: According

Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry Issues Press Statement

Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry Issues Press Statement

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea released the following press

May 20, 2024

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea released the following press

Why Did He Wait

Why Did He Wait

Many people do not forget their camping days in their childhood when they were lost in the world of endless curiosity and

May 19, 2024

Many people do not forget their camping days in their childhood when they were lost in the world of endless curiosity and

Congratulations to Singaporean PM

Congratulations to Singaporean PM

Kim Tok Hun, premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Thursday sent a congratulatory message to

May 18, 2024

Kim Tok Hun, premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Thursday sent a congratulatory message to

Congratulations to Russian FM

Congratulations to Russian FM

Choe Son Hui, foreign minister of the DPRK, on May 16 sent a congratulatory message to Sergei Viktorovich Lavrov upon his

May 18, 2024

Choe Son Hui, foreign minister of the DPRK, on May 16 sent a congratulatory message to Sergei Viktorovich Lavrov upon his

Greetings to Nepalese Foreign Minister

Greetings to Nepalese Foreign Minister

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a message of greetings to

May 17, 2024

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a message of greetings to

Greetings to DPRK Foreign Minister

Greetings to DPRK Foreign Minister

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), received a message of greetings

May 17, 2024

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), received a message of greetings

Press Statement of Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of DPRK

Press Statement of Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of DPRK

Pak Myong Ho, Vice-Minister for Chinese Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

May 16, 2024

Pak Myong Ho, Vice-Minister for Chinese Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Press Statement of DPRK Ambassador to Russian Federation

Press Statement of DPRK Ambassador to Russian Federation

Sin Hong Chol, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the Russian

May 16, 2024

Sin Hong Chol, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the Russian

Height of Impudence: Double Standards of the West

Height of Impudence: Double Standards of the West

Russian online newspaper “Inosmi” recently carried an article of Chinese media that criticized the double standards of the

May 15, 2024

Russian online newspaper “Inosmi” recently carried an article of Chinese media that criticized the double standards of the

Congratulations to Thai Foreign Minister

Congratulations to Thai Foreign Minister

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a congratulatory message to

May 15, 2024

Choe Son Hui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a congratulatory message to

Congratulations to Russian PM

Congratulations to Russian PM

Kim Tok Hun, Premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a congratulatory message on May 13

May 14, 2024

Kim Tok Hun, Premier of the Cabinet of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a congratulatory message on May 13

DPRK-Iran Friendship Continuing over the Century

DPRK-Iran Friendship Continuing over the Century

Traditional relations of friendship between the DPRK and Iran have been consolidated and developed in the course of realizing the

May 14, 2024

Traditional relations of friendship between the DPRK and Iran have been consolidated and developed in the course of realizing the

More Articles