Pyongyang announces its envoy to May 9 festivities in Moscow

At the festivities on the 70th anniversary of V-Day in Moscow North Korea will be represented by Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) Kim Yong-nam, the Korean Central News Agency of Korea announced on Monday.

At the festivities on the 70th anniversary of V-Day in Moscow North Korea will be represented by Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) Kim Yong-nam, the Korean Central News Agency of Korea announced on Monday.

"Kim Yong-nam, Chairman of the Presidium of SPA, will make a visit to Russia and take part in celebrations of the 70th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War that will take place in Moscow," the report says.

Earlier reports said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could attend the festivities in Moscow but officially this information was not confirmed.

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