Kremlin expects N. Korea leader to visit Moscow for Victory Day celebrations

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un intends to come to Moscow for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un intends to come to Moscow for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said.

"Invitations have been sent to many leaders of countries, including Kim Jong Un. Signals have been received that he means to come to Moscow and participate in the celebrations," Ushakov told a briefing on Monday.

Russian presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov earlier told Interfax that Kim Jong Un may visit Moscow during the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War in 2015.

"An invitation has been sent to him," Peskov said.

At the same time, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has also received an invitation the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Yonhap News Agency reported on Saturday, citing a source in Seoul.

"Yes, we have received an invitation to visit Russia, but we have to study [Park Geun-hye's] working plan for next year. We have not decided whether she will visit Russia yet," the source said.

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