Vladimir Putin thanks North Korea for support ahead of Kim Jong Un summit

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Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked North Korea for supporting his actions in Ukraine and said their countries will co-operate closely to overcome US-led sanctions as he headed to Pyongyang on Tuesday for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Mr Putin’s comments appeared in North Korean state media hours before he was expected to arrive for a two-day visit as the countries deepen their alignment in the face of separate, intensifying confrontations with Washington. Advertisement Mr Putin, who will be making his first visit to North Korea in 24 years, said he highly appreciates its firm support of...