Lavrov refused to support the idea of “strangling” North Korea

Sergei Lavrov

The opportunities for economic pressure on North Korea is almost exhausted, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. His words RIA Novosti reported.

“We cannot support the ideas that some of our partners continue to hatch, and literally aimed at the economic strangulation of North Korea”, — said the head of the Russian depodesta. He also noted that the rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang about the situation on the Korean Peninsula became calmer.

On August 15 North Korean leader Kim Jong UN said he will hold off on the attack on a U.S. military base on the island of GUAM. As reported KCNA, the North Korean leader also noted that “the American imperialists themselves put their head in the noose, launching a reckless confrontational military blackmail.” He added that “watched for some time the behaviour of the stupid Yankees, who’re wasting every minute of your miserable life.”

August 13, U.S. President Donald trump said that Washington, along with diplomatic and economic measures, ready to use force to eliminate the nuclear threat from North Korea.

On 8 August, the DPRK announced its readiness to launch a missile attack on a U.S. air force base on the island of GUAM in the Pacific ocean. In the case of an order from Kim Jong-UN, the North Korean military will launch a ballistic missile of average range “And 12”, first tested on may 14.