Pyongyang: Russia has made another move to mess with America. Russia is engaged in increasing its closeness with North Korea, which is constantly threatening with nuclear bomb and America’s biggest enemy. North Korea has invited delegations from China and Russia to participate in the 70th anniversary celebrations of the Korean Armistice. This information has been given by Pyongyang state media. According to reports, after the Corona epidemic, foreign guests are being invited by North Korea for the first time in the country.
According to a report by Yonhap, a major South Korean news agency, cargo transport between North Korea and China partially resumed last year after the pandemic. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has been invited by the Ministry of National Defense of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
“At the invitation of the Ministry of National Defense of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a military delegation from the Russian Federation led by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit Korea to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War,” KCNA reported. “The visit will be an important opportunity to further develop the traditional Korea-Russia friendly relations in keeping with the demands of the times,” KCNA added.
According to TASS, the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed that a Russian delegation led by Shoigu would visit North Korea on July 25-27 to participate in celebration events marking the 70th anniversary of the DPRK’s victory in the 1950-1953 Fatherland Liberation War. The Russian news agency quoted the country’s Defense Ministry as saying that the visit would “contribute to the strengthening of bilateral military ties and mark an important stage in the development of cooperation between the two countries.”
North Korea has also invited a Chinese party and government delegation to the ceasefire ceremony. The Central Committee of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party and its government have invited a Chinese delegation led by Li Hongzong, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, to the anniversary celebrations, Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea signed the Korean War armistice on July 27, 1953. North Korea is preparing to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 25, 2023, 19:38 IST