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Vladimir Putin Invites Kim Jong-Un To Visit Russia

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Vladimir Putin Invites Kim Jong-Un To Visit Russia
Vladimir Putin invited Kim Jong-un to visit his country on the heels of a historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin wants North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to visit.

Putin extended an invite to Kim while meeting with a top North Korean official Thursday. He recommended the meeting take place during an economic forum in September.

Putin also mentioned Kim's recent meeting with President Donald Trump, calling the meeting a start to peaceful diplomacy.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also invited Kim to visit Russia during a meeting in Pyongyang in late May. Lavrov was the first senior Russian official to ever meet with the North Korean leader.