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Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War

Jun. 19, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement Wednesday that pledges mutual aid if either country faces “aggression,” a strategic pact that comes as both face escalating standoffs with the West. Details of the...

Putin says new partnership with North Korea includes vow of mutual assistance if either is attacked

Jun. 19, 2024 05:21 AM EDT
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Putin says new partnership with North Korea includes vow of mutual assistance if either is attacked.

How did North Korean soldiers wander across the world's most heavily guarded border?

Jun. 19, 2024 04:54 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Don’t believe the name: The Demilitarized Zone between the two rival Koreas might be the most heavily armed place on earth. Two million mines, barbed wire fences, tank traps and tens of thousands of troops from both countries patrol a divided swath of land 248...

Russian state media report that Russia and North Korea have signed a comprehensive strategic partnership

Jun. 19, 2024 04:13 AM EDT
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Russian state media report that Russia and North Korea have signed a comprehensive strategic partnership.

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanks North Korea for supporting his Ukraine policy

Jun. 19, 2024 00:56 AM EDT
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin thanks North Korea for supporting his Ukraine policy.

Russia President Vladimir Putin makes a rare visit to North Korea, an old ally

Jun. 18, 2024 22:51 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in North Korea early on Wednesday, after saying the two countries want to cooperate closely to overcome U.S.-led sanctions in the face of intensifying confrontations with Washington. Putin was met at Pyongyang’s...

Russia and North Korea have had a complicated relationship over the decades

Jun. 18, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is in North Korea for a summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un, as the two nations deepen their cooperation. The visit comes amid growing concerns about an arrangement in which Pyongyang provides Moscow with badly needed munitions to...

Russian news agency RIA-Novosti says President Vladimir Putin has arrived in North Korea, a rare visit to an old ally

Jun. 18, 2024 13:51 PM EDT
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Russian news agency RIA-Novosti says President Vladimir Putin has arrived in North Korea, a rare visit to an old ally.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp meets South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol during overseas trip

Jun. 18, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday that he discussed South Korean investment in Georgia and international security during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in Seoul. The Republican Kemp has been visiting South Korea for a week, focusing mainly on...

Russia's Putin to visit North Korea amid international concerns over their military cooperation

Jun. 17, 2024 10:50 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit North Korea for a two-day visit starting Tuesday, both countries announced, amid international concerns about their military cooperation. Putin is expected to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for talks as...