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Kim Jong-un ‘impressed’ with visit to Russian aircraft factory



North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited two Russian aircraft factories that produce fighter jets in the Khabarovsk region of Russia’s far east on Friday and said he was “impressed,” state agency Korean Central News Agency said today. Reported.

Kim Jong-un expressed “deep respect for Russian aviation technology” and asserted on the visitor list that he was able to witness “rapid development.” According to KCNA, it points out the importance of Russian industry and its “huge potential.”

On Friday, Kim toured two factories specializing in the production of military and civilian aircraft in the city of Komsomolsk on the Amur River, along with Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defense Choi Sung-hee and Kang Seung-nam, marshals and other members. did. Politburo executive committee members Ri Pyong-chul and Park Jong-cheon, and Air Force commander Kim Kwang-hyuk.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry Denis Mantrov, the general manager of these industrial parks Yuri Sursari, and their manager Alexander Pekarsh guided the North Korean leader’s visit, during which he The leaders witnessed a flight demonstration of the aircraft. Board a commercial airliner in an Su-35 multi-role fighter jet.

The air force consists primarily of Russian Mig-29 and Mig-21 fighters, as well as Chinese aircraft acquired decades ago. Air Koryo, the national carrier with just eight aircraft, is likely to update its fleet with state-of-the-art Russian aircraft.

Last Wednesday, Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a summit meeting at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Amur region, and although details have not been made public, after the meeting Putin made it clear that there is military cooperation and space between the two countries. did.

The New York Times and other media outlets reported last week, citing U.S. sources, that Kim is willing to support Russia’s war in Ukraine with “millions” of anti-tank missiles and artillery ammunition, while North Korea in return: In addition to food aid, satellite technology, and nuclear submarines.

The United States, South Korea and Japan argued this week that such an agreement would be a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that affect North Korea and affect both countries.

After lunch, KCNA said Kim “departed for his next destination” without specifying anything else, including the date the North Korean leader and his delegation would return to Russia.

Today, Kim is scheduled to visit the barracks of the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet in Vladivostok and the laboratories of several institutions of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Vladivostok, together with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

Source: Biobiochile

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