Russian defence minister, Chinese officials to visit North Korea - The Hindu

In a significant diplomatic development, a delegation from Russia, led by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, is set to visit North Korea this week. This visit marks the first time since the start of the pandemic that public visitors from other countries are traveling to North Korea.

The purpose of the visit is to commemorate the 70th anniversary of “Victory Day” on Thursday in Pyongyang. The Russian delegation will be joined by a group of Chinese officials, with Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Li Hongzhong leading the delegation from China.

The visit reflects the ongoing diplomatic engagement between North Korea, Russia, and China, and it signifies the countries’ efforts to maintain and strengthen their relationships amidst regional and global developments. As the delegations come together to mark this important anniversary, the visit holds the potential to foster discussions on matters of mutual interest and cooperation among the nations involved.