Moscow expects North Korean leader to attend Victory Day parade

The Russian leadership expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to attend the parade on Red Square and other Victory Day events in Moscow, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday.

The Russian leadership expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to attend the parade on Red Square and other Victory Day events in Moscow, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday.

"We are looking forward to his visit to Russia," Shoigu said at a meeting with North Korean Minister of People's Armed Forces Hyon Yong Chol ahead of the Moscow international security conference.

Shoigu said thay Moscow would be happy to welcome North Korean representatives at the Spaskaya Tower music festival in September.

First published by TASS.

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