June 4, 2018 / 8:49 AM / in 4 months

Putin invited North Korea's Kim to visit Russia in September - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to travel to Russia in September, RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing Ivan Melnikov, a deputy speaker of the lower house of parliament.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks out an airplane window, May 9, 2018. KCNA/via REUTERS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who visited Pyongyang last week, passed the North Korean leader an invitation from Putin to visit Russia during its Eastern Economic Forum, which is held in Vladivostok every year, Melnikov said.

Reporting by Polina Ivanova; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Toby Chopra

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