The head of the foreign Ministry of Japan wants to secure Russian support on the UN security Council meeting


RIA Novosti

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said to reporters on Tuesday that he intends to participate in the meeting of the UN security Council, which will take place on Friday.

“In addition to the United States and South Korea, cooperation with China and Russia, which have great influence on North Korea, we want to urge the DPRK to refrain from provocations and to strictly adhere to previous UN resolutions”, — quotes the words of the Minister to broadcaster NHK.

He also said that he wanted to exchange views with China and announced that in Japan on Tuesday arrives the special representative of the Chinese government on North Korea At Dawei, which will hold talks with his counterpart the Director of the Department of Asia and Oceania Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan, representing the country at the six-party talks on the nuclear problem of North Korea, Kenji Kanasugi. As expected From Dawei will stay in Japan until April 28.

After a rocket launch by North Korea in the early months of the Korean Peninsula had sent shock carrier battle group led by the nuclear aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. This week the us military reported that “Carl Vinson” will stay off the coast of Korea for about a month. Sunday began joint exercises of the group joined her in the center of the Philippines squadron destroyers of the Maritime self-defense forces of Japan”, Samidare” and “Ashigara”.

Experts estimate that as high probability of a new rocket launch or the nuclear tests by North Korea about April 25, to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the army of the DPRK.