North Korean foreign minister, on Moscow visit, calls for closer Russia ties

North Korean foreign minister, on Moscow visit, calls for closer Russia ties
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shows the way to his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho (L, front) during a meeting in Moscow, Russia April 10, 2018. (Reuters)
Updated 10 April 2018

North Korean foreign minister, on Moscow visit, calls for closer Russia ties

North Korean foreign minister, on Moscow visit, calls for closer Russia ties

MOSCOW: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on a visit to Moscow on Tuesday that the situation on the Korean Peninsula and events in international politics showed that his country and Russia needed to forge stronger ties.
He was speaking alongside Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov before the two men began talks on the situation around North Korea’s nuclear and missile program and discussed tensions between Pyongyang and Seoul and Washington.