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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departs to visit Russia at undisclosed location in this undated photo released on April 23, 2019 by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA). Image Credit: Reuters

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un headed to Russia early Wednesday for his first summit with Vladimir Putin, state media reported.

Kim, accompanied by a high-level delegation, was travelling by private train to Russia, the official KCNA news agency reported, without specifying his final destination.

The Kremlin said Tuesday that the pair would meet in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday.