Moscow and Pyongyang have entered into new agreement on comprehensive strategic partnership

Russia and the DPRK following the results of Russian-Korean negotiations with the participation of the leaders of the two countries entered into an agreement on a comprehensive strategic partnership, according to Wednesday, June 19 Russian state media.

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the Chairman of the State Affairs of the DPRK Kim Jong -un.

As the assistant to the President of Russia Yuri Ushakov previously explained, the new document will be replaced by a 1961 friendship and mutual assistance agreement, a friendship and good neighborliness agreement in 2000, Moscow and Pyongyansky declarations of 2000 and 2001. According to Ushakov, the need for a new document is due to the deep evolution of the geopolitical situation in the world and the region, as well as in bilateral relations of the Russian Federation and the DPRK with qualitative changes recently.

The Kremlin representative noted that the new document will comply with all the fundamental principles of international law, will not be of any confrontation nature and will not be directed against some countries, but will be aimed at ensuring greater stability in the North-Eastern Asian region. P>

Putin’s negotiations and Kim Jong-un continued about an hour and a half with the participation of delegations and about two hours in tete-a-tet format.

The Russian president called the prepared document fundamental and noted that he would form the basis of the relationship between Moscow and Pyongyang for many years to come.