25 Apr 2019 14:51

Putin says contented with outcomes of talks with Kim Jong Un

VLADIVOSTOK. April 25 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is contented with the outcomes of his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, during which they discussed the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the UN Security Council's sanctions, and relations between Pyongyang and Washington.

"All of us, including me and my colleagues, are contented with the outcomes of the negotiations," Putin told journalists following the talks.

"Chairman Kim Jong Un is quite an open man, can lead a free discussion on all matters that were on the agenda, including bilateral relations, matters related to sanctions, the United Nations, relations with the United States, and, of course, the main topic, the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," he said.

The two leaders discussed these problems very substantively and comprehensively, he said.

"I can confirm that he is quite an interesting and thoughtful interlocutor," he said.