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Putin says Russia could help North Korea build satellites: Russian agencies

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President Vladimir Putin hinted on Wednesday that Russia could help North Korea build satellites as he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East.

“That is why we came here. The leader of North Korea shows great interest in rocket technology. They are trying to develop their space programme,” Putin was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying.

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