16 Oct 2018 16:49

Putin-Kim meeting on this year's agenda, nothing concrete yet - Ushakov

MOSCOW. Oct 16 (Interfax) - No specific arrangements have yet been made for a meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but the matter is on the agenda, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said.

"The question of Putin's meeting with the North Korean leader is on the agenda," Ushakov told journalists at a briefing on Tuesday, adding that it would take place sometime this year.

"Various options are being discussed. There were proposals from the Russian and North Korean sides, but no agreement has yet been reached about holding a meeting or where exactly it will take place," he said.