Lavrov and Kim Jong-un hold talks in Pyongyang

Lavrov and Kim Jong-un hold talks in Pyongyang

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un before completing his visit to Pyongyang, a source in the Russian delegation said.

"Even if some Russians saw Kim Jong-un before, this was the first official face-to-face meeting," TASS cited the source as saying.

Lavrov is the first Russian to meet with the current North Korean leader. The meeting took place at the Paekhwawon State Guest House.

Today, the Russian top diplomat made an official visit to Pyongyang and held talks with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho. The parties discussed issues concerning the settlement process on the Korean Peninsula.


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