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246. 

Where was the first-ever talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held?

[A]. Khabarovsk, Russia
[B]. Vladivostok, Russia
[C]. Pyongyang, North Korea
[D]. Kaesong, North Korea

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold first-ever talks at the Eastern Federal University Campus on Russky Island in the far eastern Russian Pacific port city of Vladivostok. The aim of this meeting is to break the deadlock over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. The meet was a part of Six-party talks on North Korean de-nuclearization, that started back in 2003 involving China, Japan, Russia, the US along with North Korea and South Korea. The last round of such talks took place in 2007.

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