Putin discussed the situation in the DPRK, with the new President of South Korea

Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin held telephone talks with the new South Korean counterpart mun Jae Otherwise. This was reported on the Kremlin website on Friday, may 12.

“The sides discussed topical issues of bilateral and international agenda. (…) The exchange of views on the situation on the Korean Peninsula underlined the importance of finding ways of politico-diplomatic settlement of the crisis”, — stated in the message.

The two leaders also expressed their willingness to cooperate in various sectors. In addition, the Russian President wished moon Jae Inu success in his new post.

That moon Jae In won the presidential election in South Korea, it became known on may 10. He received the support of more than 40 percent of the electorate. The same day Vladimir Putin sent him a congratulatory telegram.

The previous South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was dismissed in March, and subsequently arrested on charges of involvement in bribery and abuse of power. Mystic and close friend of former President Choi sung-SIL, which has become a cause of scandal around her, is accused of pressure on dozens of major firms with the purpose of transfer of their money to nonprofit foundations.