Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived on Tuesday north korea To attend celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the armistice in the inter-Korean war, according to the Ministry of Defense.
And she said in a statement that “the Russian military delegation, headed by the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General Sergei Shoigu, has arrived in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,” specifically in Pyongyang, adding that North Korean Defense Minister Kang Sun Nam was receiving his counterpart at the airport, according to AFP.
From 25 to 27 July
It is noteworthy that the Russian Ministry of Defense had reported earlier on Tuesday that a Russian delegation headed by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu would visit north korea From July 25 to 27, to participate in the celebration of the “70th anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the 1950-1953 war.”
She said that “from July 25 to 27, at the invitation of the North Korean Ministry of Defense, a Russian delegation headed by the Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, will visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea with the aim of participating in the activities of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the 1950-1953 national liberation war.”
“Strengthening military relations”
She also pointed out that the visit “will contribute to strengthening military relations, and will become an important stage in the development of cooperation between the two countries.”
In turn, the North Korean Central News Agency confirmed, “The visit of the Russian military delegation to our country will be an important moment in raising and developing the traditional Korean-Russian friendly relations in line with the requirements of the times.”