Russia has promised to “grow [its] exhaustive and helpful respective relations” with North Korea, said its President Vladimir Putin.
In a letter shipped off his partner Kim Jong un on Pyongyang’s freedom day, Mr Putin said the move would be in the two nations’ inclinations.
Thus, Mr Kim expressed kinship between the two countries had been fashioned in World War II with triumph over Japan.
He added that their “comradely fellowship” would develop further.
As indicated by a report by North Korean state news source KCNA, Mr Putin said the extended reciprocal relations would “adjust with the interests of the two nations”.
In his letter, Mr Kim said the Russia-North Korea companionship “produced in the counter Japanese conflict” had been “solidified and created many hundreds of years”.
It added “key and strategic collaboration, backing and fortitude” between the two nations “had been placed on another high stage, in the normal front for disappointing the unfriendly powers’ tactical danger and incitement”.
Pyongyang didn’t distinguish the unfriendly powers by name, however the term has been utilized over and again by North Korea to allude to the US and its partners.
The Soviet Union was once a significant partner of North Korea, offering monetary co-activity, social trades and help.
Yet, the relationship endured since the breakdown of the Iron Curtain, just step by step getting to some degree after Russia’s progressive alienation from the West since the mid 2000s.
In July, North Korea was one of a handful of the nations to formally acknowledge two Russian-moved dissenter states in eastern Ukraine, after Russia marked a pronouncement proclaiming them as free.
In reprisal, Ukraine, which is warding off a Russian intrusion of its domain, cut off all strategic binds with Pyongyang.