The pair have been holding important and secret talks in Russia this week (Picture: AP)
After two-hours of talks, the two geopolitical heavyweights dined together with a smorgasbord of local delicacies on the menu.
The menu started with a salad of duck, fig and nectarine followed by Russian ‘pelmeni’ dumplings made with Kamchatka crab.
To follow was a White Amur fish soup and a sorbet from sea buckthorn, according to a Kremlin reporter cited by Reuters.
Then the two got to enjoy a choice of sturgeon with mushrooms and potatoes or an entrecote of marbled beef with grilled vegetables for the main.
Then to round it all off for dessert, there was red bilberries from the taiga (Russia’s vast forested Siberia region) with pine nuts and condensed milk on the menu.
And for drinks on the side white and red wines from the Divnomorskoe Manor from southern Russia were offered.
Kim reportedly said that he was confident Russia would win in what Moscow calls its ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine, while he toasted to Putin’s health.
Some of their secret talks could potentially lead to a weapons deal between the two countries (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)
Kim said: ‘I am deeply convinced that the heroic Russian army and people will brilliantly inherit the tradition of victory, confidently demonstrate invaluable dignity and honour on the fronts of the special military operation.
‘The Russian army and people will certainly win a great victory in the sacred struggle for the punishment of a great evil that claims hegemony and feeds an expansionist illusion.’
The pair earlier in the day inspected the Vostochny space rocket launch site before they held talks on expanding bilateral cooperation between the two countries and held private one-on-one talks.
While little is known about the contents of their discussions, Western officials have expressed concerns their talks focused on arms and what weapons Russia could obtain from North Korea that it could use in Ukraine.
It is believed Moscow would offer Pyongyang food, financial assistance and military technology.
Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov told Russian state media reporter Pavel Zarubin that ‘North Korea is our close neighbor. And despite any ‘comments’ or ‘shouts’ from the outside, we will build relations with our neighbors in a way that is beneficial to us and beneficial to our neighbors,’ he said.
‘In any case, the full scope of relations implies dialogue and interaction in sensitive areas, such as military cooperation, exchange of opinions on the most pressing issues in the area of security, this will be done as well,’ he added.
Peskov said ‘the rest of the questions are concerning our two countries, two sovereign countries and should not be a point of concern for the third states. Our cooperation is being conducted for the sake of the prosperity of our two countries and not against anyone else.’
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The pair feasted on some of the finest cuisine.