Lavrov and Tillerson discussed by telephone the situation on the Korean Peninsula



The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson during a telephone conversation discussed a missile launch, Korea and the situation on the Korean Peninsula, according to the website of the Russian foreign Ministry.

The conversation took place on 3 August at the initiative of the United States.

“The interlocutors exchanged views on the situation on the Korean Peninsula in the context of the formulation of the reaction of the UN security Council for a missile launch by Pyongyang on July 28,” – said in the message.

The foreign Ministry added that Lavrov called on those involved in the opposition sides to show restraint and a speedy resumption of the negotiation process.