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    North Korean Train Presumably Carrying Leader Kim Jong Un Departed for Russia, South Korea Media Say

    North Korean Train Presumably Carrying Leader Kim Jong Un Departed for Russia, South Korea Media Say

    , South Korea — A North Korean train presumably carrying leader Kim Jong Un has departed for for a possible meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Korean media said Monday.

    Citing unidentified South Korean government sources, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported that the train likely left the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on Sunday evening and that a Kim-Putin meeting is possible as early as Tuesday.

    The Yonhap news agency and some other media published similar reports. 's Kyodo news agency cited Russian officials as saying that Kim was possibly heading for Russia in his personal train.

    South Korea's Presidential Office, Defense Ministry and National Intelligence Service didn't immediately confirm those details.

    U.S. officials released intelligence last week that North Korea and Russia were arranging a meeting between their leaders that would take place within this month as they expand their cooperation in the face of deepening confrontations with the United States. A possible venue for the meeting is the eastern Russian of Vladivostok, where Putin arrived Monday to attend an international forum that runs through Wednesday, according to Russia's TASS news agency. The city was also the site of Putin's first meeting with Kim in 2019.

    According to U.S. officials, Putin could focus on securing more supplies of North Korean artillery and other ammunition to refill…

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