September 5, 2018 / 2:52 PM / 17 days ago

Russia says visit by North Korean leader being discussed

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Pyongyang are discussing the possibility of a visit by the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, to Russia, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Wednesday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the hot spring district in Yangdok-gun, South Pyongan Province, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 16, 2018. KCNA via REUTERS

“The possibility of such a visit has been discussed, the invitation has been sent, we are discussing this with the Korean representatives but no date has been identified, there is no clear response from the Korean side yet,” Ushakov told journalists.

Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Andrey Kuzmin; Editing by Christian Lowe

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