SOUTH KOREA / RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY) – After the inter-Korean summit on April 27, the South Korean President telephoned Vladimir Putin to inform him of the results of the meeting. The reaction of the Russian President was quick to come.
The Russian President had this Sunday a telephone interview with his South Korean counterpart that took place on the initiative of Seoul. According to the Kremlin press service, Moon Jae-in informed Vladimir Putin in detail of the results of his recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
“The South Korean President has detailed the results of his meeting in Panmunjom with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un,” the Kremlin report said.
According to the Kremlin press service, both sides found the agreements reached at the inter-Korean summit to be positive. The Russian and South Korean Presidents especially appreciated the intention to attribute denuclearized status to the peninsula.
Vladimir Putin confirmed that Russia is ready to help facilitate cooperation between the two Koreas, including “through the implementation of major tripartite infrastructure and energy projects”.
On Friday, Kim Jong-un became the first North Korean leader to cross the military dividing line that divides the peninsula. The first meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in took place in the South Korean part of the demilitarized zone.
The two leaders signed a joint declaration expressing their intention to “completely denuclearize the Korean Peninsula” and improve their relations, seeking common prosperity and peaceful reunification.
After the inter-Korean summit, a meeting of Kim Jong-un with Donald Trump is planned. According to the tenant of the White House, it must be organized in “three-four weeks”.