MOSCOW, June 29 Russian President Dmitry
Medvedev has no plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-il
during a trip to the Russian Far Eastern city of Vladivostok,
the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
"No such meeting is included in the programme for Dmitry
Medvedev's trip to Vladivostok," Kremlin spokeswoman Natalya
Timakova said by telephone.
Earlier this week, a local official in Vladivostok, 130 km
(80 miles) from the North Korean border, said preparations were
being made for a visit by Kim.
"We never said that he was going to come," Timakova added.
A police source in the Vladivostok said that officers had
been told the visit by Kim had been cancelled.
(Reporting by Denis Dyomkin, writing by Guy Faulconbridge,
editing by Steve Gutterman)