Meeting with the delegation of North Korea East economic forum (WEF) does not appear in the schedule of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. His words to the correspondent “Tapes.ru” on Wednesday, September 6.
“Through the President we have no such information about contacts with some representatives from North Korea, they are not planned”, — said the official representative of the Kremlin.
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According to “Interfax”, earlier on Wednesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov announced a meeting with representatives of the Republic at the Ministerial level in the framework of the WEF. The North Korean delegation arrived in Vladivostok, headed by foreign Minister Kim Yong Jae.
On Wednesday the Russian President on the sidelines of the forum met with South Korean counterpart mun Jae Otherwise. During the talks, the two leaders agreed to expand economic cooperation, including with the participation of Pyongyang.
Vladimir Putin said moon Jae-In, which Moscow does not recognize North Korea’s nuclear status and has consistently condemned the missile tests. However, he stressed that the solution to the North Korean nuclear issue is possible only through diplomatic channels.