Are Russia and North Korea forming a new alliance? | Inside Story

North Korea and Russia appear to be cementing their ties with a high profile visit this week by Kim Jong Un. He's held talks with Vladimir Putin and discussed defence cooperation. But many in the West are questioning the timing… With both nations facing international sanctions and Moscow's forces fighting in Ukraine… What are the two leaders hoping to get out of this trip? And should the West be concerned? Presenter: Sami Zeidan Guests: Andrei Lankov – Director of the North Korea-focussed news-site N-K News. Jenny Town – Senior Fellow at the security-focussed American think-tank, the Stimson Center. Andrey Baklanov – Vice President of the Association of Russian Diplomats. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: Download AJE Mobile App: #AlJazeeraEnglish #KimJong #Russia'sleader #NorthKorea #insidestory #internationalsanctions
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