Putin said the escalation of the situation around North Korea can lead to planetary catastrophe


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned about the danger of a planetary disaster in the event of increasing tensions with North Korea.

“In these circumstances, the escalation (of the situation around the DPRK. — RT) war hysteria will not lead to good, it all can lead to global planetary catastrophe and to a huge number of human victims”, — said the Russian President at a press conference on the results of the BRICS summit in China.

According to him, the other way to a peaceful diplomatic solution to the situation with Pyongyang no.