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Putin Gifts Luxury Car To Kim Jong-Un In Potential Violation Of U.N. Sanctions

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gifted a car to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, state-run media in Pyongyang reported Tuesday, which South Korean officials say is a violation of U.N. sanctions. According to the state-controlled Korean Central News Agency, the car is Russian-made and has been gifted to Kim for his “personal use.” The North Korean leader’s sister Kim Yo Jong thanked Putin and called the gift a “clear demonstration of the special personal relations” between the two leaders. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov confirmed the report and said the car was...

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