DPRK leader Kim Jong UN and Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
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PYONGYANG, may 31. /Spec.Q. Julia Arifulina TASS/. The Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov concluded his visit to Pyongyang, where he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, and foreign Minister ri Yong Ho.
The Board of the Russian Minister landed in Pyongyang on Thursday morning. After a brief welcoming ceremony, the delegation Lavrov and his journalistic pool went to the negotiations. The road from the airport took about half an hour, but brought a lot of excitement around the rice fields and bike paths around their perimeter, workers in conical straw hats, law enforcement officers in dress uniform on the way of procession, line of children in red ties, landscapes, sometimes similar to Russian, with birch trees, goats and occasionally cows, another story of people in the same forms, all of interest to the first visit to the DPRK, representatives of the Russian media, eagerly taking pictures of what is happening on the phone. Accompanying no restrictions are set.
The streets of the city itself was also quite lively, even more than was expected by the reporters. People actively use taxis with the “taxi” sign on the cars are made in Latin. Along with five-storey old buildings the centre is full of high-rise buildings. There is even a modern tower at 105 floors.
Striking fashion umbrellas with Golden ornaments, the women carefully roll the views of the umbrella of the fellow traveler. Clothes strict in both men and women: business suits, dresses with national patterns and paramilitary Frenchy.
The beginning of the program
The Russian Minister started with laying flowers to the monuments of the first North Korean leaders Kim Il sung and Kim Jong Il. Two bronze pedestal with a height of 25 meters is located on the hill near the Museum of the Korean revolution. To photograph them according to the rules of etiquette can only be in full growth.