North Korea’s state-run information company reported Sunday that Syria’s President Bashar Assad is curious about visiting North Korea and assembly chief Kim Jong Un.
The KCNA report stated Assad made the feedback Could 30 whereas receiving the credentials for the North Korean ambassador.
“I’m going to go to the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong Un,” Assad was quoted saying, utilizing the acronym for the North’s official identify.
There was no indication that such a visit had been deliberate.
The report additionally quoted Assad saying he was positive Kim that will “obtain the ultimate victory and understand the reunification of Korea with out fail.”
Syria’s authorities didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark Sunday.
The report comes as worldwide consideration is concentrated on a summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.